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

Free to all

Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3AZ

01865 277293


Opening times

Tuesday - Sunday, 12-5pm

With a National Art Pass you get

10% off in shop
A variety of bespoke souvenirs are available from the museum shop.
Valid until December 2022

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