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History of Science Museum

Temporarily closed


Free to all

History of Science Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.

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

History of Science Museum

Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3AZ

01865 277293


Opening times

Temporarily closed

Free to all

10% off in shop

Valid to 31 December 2020

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

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