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Plan Your Visit

Getting Here

The best way to get to Oxford is by public transport. You can reach us easily by bus, straight to the city centre, or by Park and Ride. Find out more about the various transport options below.

The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street,
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Transport Options

Please be aware that Botley Road, one of the main routes into Oxford City centre will be closed for the following durations:

11 April 2023 to the end of October 2023: closure for through traffic for utility diversion work.

March 2024 to October 2024: closed to through traffic for highway work

Click here for the lastest information from Oxford City Council.

For local bus information visit the Oxford Bus Company journey planner.

The Oxford Tube runs regular coaches from London (Victoria, Marble Arch, Notting Hill) to Oxford, Gloucester Green bus station. Coaches run approximately every 15 minutes.

City centre parking and access is limited and we strongly recommend using Oxford’s Park and Ride system wherever possible. Click here for more information. The nearest public car parks are located at the Westgate Shopping Centre and the Oxpens car park on Oxpens Road. Both are a 5 minute walk from The Story Museum.

If you need to access Pembroke Street itself by car, please be aware that the street is one-way, with access from St Ebbe’s.

A map showing parking for disabled visitors who can use the Blue Badge parking system can be found here.

Oxford is famous for being a cycling city and there are a number of cycle paths and routes to reach The Story Museum by bike. Click here to work out your route.

Designated cycle parking spots are situated on Broad Street and at Oxford Station.

The Museum is a 10 minute walk from Oxford Station. Trains run from London Paddington and London Marylebone to Oxford approximately every 30 minutes and journey time varies between an hour and an hour and a half. Click here for more information or call 08457 49 50 for times.

The Story Museum is located in the city centre of Oxford and easily reachable on foot.

Opening Hours

Monday Closed CLOSED
Tuesday 9.30am - 4.30pm All Galleries, shop and cafe
Wednesday 9.30am - 4.30pm All Galleries, shop and cafe
Thursday 9.30am - 4.30pm All Galleries, shop and cafe
Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm All Galleries, shop and cafe
Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm All Galleries, shop and cafe
Sunday 9.30am - 5.30pm All Galleries, shop and cafe