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Museum of the History of Science

Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
01865 277280 http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/visit/

The Museum of the History and Science is situated in the old Ashmolean building on Broad Street, which is the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum.

This public museum offers visitors permanent displays, a selection of events and exhibitions as well as public lectures, gallery tours and table talks. One of the most famous displays is Einstein’s Blackboard that Albert Einstein used in 1931.The collection further holds significant scientific instruments from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.

As part of the University of Oxford, the aim of the museum is to sustain the high academic standards of the collection trough teaching, research, conversation and interpretation.

Opening Details

Tuesday to Sunday

12 — 5pm

Price

Free Admission

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