Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

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  • First time ive been here. Is quite small in comparison to other places, but there are some interesting things to see.  more »
  • A must for anyone interested in history of science. 3 floors. No lifts. Free entry. Well presented displays.  more »
  • Complementary to a visit to the Ashmolean Museum, located a few hundred meters away, the Science Museum is installed in a very nice house (the 17th century) that has kept its original (staircase, stained glass, woodwork) decoration. We can admire a remarkable collection of clocks, astrolabes, Globes and books on this theme, in a cabinet of curiosities atmosphere. Very educational information for those who wants only to skim the subject while having a good overview.
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  • My favourite Oxford museum! Fascinating collections and imaginative exhibitions. Space is a little tight (especially when the tourists are out and about) and the disabled access lift seems to be broken more often than not, but so long as you can manage the stairs this Oxford gem promises to show you more about how science USED to be done than you ever thought possible.
  • Child UNfriendly, probably a good day out for older people but not for children or any one with pushchairs. Lift for wheelchairs only- hard luck if you have a pram and the children's interactive activities are a piece of paper with pictures to find- 7 children aged between 7 months- 11 years, nine of them enjoyed it ☹️
  • Einstein’s blackboard! Wow! Great place with lots of great stories
  • Really enjoyed the array of sciencetifc equipment, and the stories behind them
  • The antibiotics exhibition was really good. Building itself was good to walk around.

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