Museum of the History of Science

Oxfordshire, OX1 3AZ

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An unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford.

This department of the University of Oxford is an active public museum, offering a programme of special exhibitions, family-friendly events, gallery tours and table talks, along with sessions for schools. For those unable to come to Oxford, online versions of exhibitions, standalone online resources and a web version of the collections database are available at

10% off in shop

Valid to 1 December 2018

A variety of bespoke souvenirs are available from the museum shop.

Venue information

Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday, 12 — 5pm

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