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Museum of the History of Science

The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. We are an active public museum, offering a programme of public lectures, family-friendly events, gallery…

The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford.

We are an active public museum, offering a programme of public lectures, family-friendly events, gallery tours, table talks and much more, along with taught sessions for schools. As well as our permanent displays, visitors to the Museum enjoy special exhibitions highlighting areas of the collection.

The museum runs family friendly events and workshops. Please check the website for up to date information.

Who to contact

Telephone
01865 277293
Fax: 01865 277288
E-mail
info@mhs.ox.ac.uk
Website
http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/

Where to go

Address
Museum Of The History Of Science
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX1 3AZ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Tuesday - Sunday 12pm - 5pm
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Costs

Details

Entry is free

Donation of £5 is recommended. 

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
Children
Young people
Disabled children/young people
Adults
Carers
Older people

Last checked on 16/01/2019

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