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Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum first opened during the summer of 2014, tucked away in the beautiful gardens in the grounds of The Oxfordshire Museum and Woodstock Library, and just on the doorstep of Blenheim Palace. 

 

"We tell stories of how conflict has affected the county and its people, from soldiers serving on the front lines to ordinary people living on the Home Front. On top of a range of ever-changing displays and events, our permanent exhibits explore topics that you’ll find surprising and moving in equal measure, such as raw accounts of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen from both camp survivors and Oxfordshire soldiers. Since we opened, the museum has hosted a wide range of exhibitions and has worked with national and international partners to bring to life military stories that capture the imagination; whether focused  trench warfare to more recent conflicts as well as co curation projects that have breathed new energy into how we interpret our collections."