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Upcoming Events at Pendon Museum


At Pendon Museum discover highly realistic miniature buildings, landscapes, railways and transport on a grand scale, portraying an idyllic view of English rural life as it was in the 1920s and ‘30s. Explore thousands of delightful details in three extensive dioramas and see our model trains in action, alongside our exhibitions, audio guides, and fascinating insights into pre-WW2 rural life from our expert volunteer guides.

Upcoming events:

May Day Crafts & Activities for Preschoolers

On Wednesday 1st May from 10am until 11.30am, celebrate May Day with spring themed craft, activities and storytelling for under 5's with entry to the magical miniature world of Pendon Museum. Tickets are £5 per child, grown-ups go free! To book your space please email

Junior Modelling:

On Wednesday 29th May from 11am-3.00pm, children aged 6-14 can participate in our free drop-in junior modelling sessions, included with the price of admission. The session is run by expert modellers who create and maintain Pendon's world-famous models. Each participant will work on their own small diorama to take home.

Junior modelling is available on first-come, first-served basis while space is available - just put your name down for a slot when you arrive at the museum. Please note that each child must be accompanied by an adult.


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Thu 16 May 2024

Experience the transformative energy of Thame's Psychic & Wellbeing Fair -a haven for those seeking spiritual guidance, holistic healing, and unique gifts.

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Thu 16 May 2024

Visitors to University Parks this Spring should be persuaded not to apply more insect repellent as a gigantic half-man half-insect lands from 31 May – 2 June.

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Tue 14 May 2024

The city is buzzing with Oxford Festival of the Arts exhibitions and this weekend we have something rather exceptional to add to it; a new exhibition by the acclaimed British surrealist artist Paul Nash (1889 -1946) which focuses on his time in Oxford.

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Tue 14 May 2024

Drawing Of Airspeed Horsa Mk 1   Pegasus Bridge: In Their Own Words  Staff Sergeant Geoff Barkway   Talk - In-person and streaming live online  7pm - 23 May 2024  Marking