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History of Science Museum

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Venue type: Indoor

The History of Science Museum 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.

They 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 their permanent displays, visitors to the Museum enjoy special exhibitions highlighting areas of the collection.

Volunteer led introductory tours are available for free to get the most education from a visit with older types.


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Getting There and Contact Information


Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3AZ, England


Click here to visit Museum of the History of Science's website
01865 277293

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Tuesday - Sunday 12.00pm - 5.00pm


Free admission The free guided tours run every Thursday at 2.30pm and 3.15pm, and every Saturday at 12.30pm and 1.15pm. They last approximately 25 minutes.


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