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 Tour

75 years ago the first human trials of penicillin took place. To commemorate this milestone in medical history, the Museum's special exhibition Back from the Dead traces the miraculous and precarious nature of antibiotics from the 1940s to the present day. Join this curator-led tour in the Special Exhibitions Gallery to…

The Global Threat Of Antibiotic Resistance

Bacteria resistant to the effects of antibiotics were discovered shortly after penicillin was licensed and since then the global prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria has increased significantly. Professor Angela Brueggemann (University of Oxford) explores what is currently being done to tackle this problem. Doors…

Shakespeare's World View: Curator Tour

On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death the Museum explores Shakespeare's knowledge of the natural world and the influence of Elizabethan thinkers on his works. Take a curator-led tour to transport you back in time to discover the inspiration for Prospero in The Tempest and Shakespeare's view on free will. No need…

The Star Of Bethlehem

Join Museum Director Dr Silke Ackermann for a journey through science, art and history. Doors open at 6.30pm. Please reserve a ticket through Eventbrite.

Tue 13 Dec

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