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Current Exhibitions

The 2018 museum programme is now available!
To view museum new exhibitions, events and activities planned for the year click here What's On brochure 

 

Permanent Exhibition

The permanent exhibitions include some of Abingdon’s most important and historically significant images and artefacts. These include The Monk's Map, a 16th-century map of the River Thames around Abingdon, a reconstruction of the Anglo-Saxon Abingdon Sword, and one of the last MGB roadsters to come off the production line at the MG factory. Abingdon’s broad history has been encapsulated in a contemporary and dynamic new exhibition design as part of the museum’s full refurbishment programme completed in July 2012.

A printable copy of the current What's On 2018 Programme can be accessed online.

Special Exhibitions

Please use the tabs in the left hand column to see our current special exhibitions.

Some of our exhibitions are located in the Attic Gallery; please visit our Plan Your Visit page for more information on accessibility and a downloadable guide. 

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Great War Propaganda, conscription, ww1 Abingdon
A collection of wartime conscription and propaganda posters portrays a unique and insightful view of the Great War. Exploring the detail within the text and imagery of these documents, visitors will discover a number of underlying stories and social attitudes that create a picture of life both on the front lines and at home in Britain during the conflict of 1914-1918. Time: 10am-4pm Tuesday -...
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Indian army in the first world war, ww1, great war, abingdon, untold story, 100 years commemoration
Formed from a collaborative project led by Oxford University’s History Faculty and the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, this exhibition reveals new insights into the role played by people from across the Indian subcontinent during the First World War; as well as exploring the historical connections between the British Indian Army and the local communities of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, since...
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Treasure, Silver, Corporation, Abingdon, exhibition, 2016, free entry
Now on display in the museum. The town of Abingdon was granted Borough status in 1556, beginning an exciting new chapter in its civic history. The Corporation replaced the abbey and medieval guilds in administrative duties, and oversaw the funding of the County Hall’s construction, the conversion of the Medieval St. John’s Hospital into the Magistrates Court and Council Chamber. This exhibition...
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