The Museum Of The History Of Science

The Museum Of The History Of Science
Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ
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Back From The Dead: Curator-Led Tour

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of first human trials of penicillin, Back from the Dead at the Museum of the History of Science traces the miraculous and precarious nature of antibiotics from the 1940s to the present day. Join our curators in the Special Exhibitions Gallery to discover how penicillin has shaped Oxford…

Board Games And Medieval Medicine

The Museum of the History of Science is helping to develop new board games about medieval Islamic medicine. Help test our board games and give us your feedback. Drop-in, ages 7+. This event is running regularly on the last Sunday of every month.

Sun 26 Feb

Sun 26 Mar

Stars And Specula

An evening of stargazing with an 1840 speculum-metal reflecting telescope, a modern telescope, and replica Galilean telescopes. With Hanwell Community Observatory. Exact location to be confirmed, please see the Museum of the History of Science website at for further details.

Fri 3 Mar

Free / 01865 277280

Yellow Magic

Join us for an exciting day of hands-on activities, talks and performances about the story of penicillin and the miracle of antibiotics at the Museum of the History of Science. Meet artists and scientists at the cutting edge of medical research. For British Science Week. Drop-in, all ages.

Sat 18 Mar

Free / 01865 277280

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