Touch Tours for the Blind and Partially Sighted


Touch Tours take place on the 2nd Thursday of each month, usually from 11am - 12noon at various venues across the Oxford University Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM).


The tours are free but booking is essential.


Whether you are visiting for the first time or a regular visitor, and you can be sure of a warm welcome.


Below are the sessions we have coming up for 2023:


How to book

To book onto a Touch Tour or for further information, please contact us at / 01865 616998

Or you can call, text or WhatsApp Susan on 07595 612735.


A knitted scientist doll and a knitted Covid particle.

Thursday 12th October, 11am - 12 noon: Collecting Covid at the History of Science Museum 

Explore what life a scientist was like during the pandemic.

The Water Lilly glasshouse featuring a large pond covered in large green water leaves beneath a glass ceiling.

Thursday 9th November, 11am - 12 noon: Glorious Glasshouses at the Botanic Garden 

Come and travel the globe as we pass from tropical jungle and oozing swamp to desert and alpine environments in our tour of the Botanic Garden’s historic glasshouses.

The ground floor of the Pitt Rivers Museum from the entrance

Thursday 14th December, 11am - 12 noon: Topic TBC at the Pitt Rivers Museum