Oxfordshire has got more than its fair share of places of interest and well-known landmarks steeped in history so there’s no better place to be to delve into the past. With some of the best museums in the country, coupled with beautiful listed buildings and places mentioned in the history books you can’t really help but find history and culture all around.

Our guide to the best museums shows that history is inclusive for all and doesn’t need to be staid. Places about dinosaurs are no longer places for dinosaurs - our museums have great activities for families and cafes to compete with the high street.

If you don’t know about the Blue Plaque Scheme, take a look below for another interesting view on the places around us. You never know when you might learn something new!