Witney and District Museum was at one time the home of a local businessman, Malachi Bartlett, a proprietor of a local building firm who constructed many of the buildings at Witney Railway Station, since demolished and
the Sainsbury supermarket built on much of the site.
The museum collection includes items from some of the the local industries including brewing, glove making, blanket manufacturing and engineering. The exhibits also include historical documents and photographic records of Witney, the towns historic buildings, transport, a tithe map, the town stocks and relics of the former WW1 RFC airfield which open in March 1918. Other items which are of interest include tools belonging to Malachi Bartlett, domestic pottery and tiles from the Bishops Palace and from the ruined manor house at Minster Lovell.
The Bartlett Taylor Gallery is on the upper floor and is used for temporary exhibitions.
Wheelchair access to ground floor only.
|Please visit the Witney Museum website for current opening times and admission charges.|