Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW
  • Telephone 01865 272950
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  • Website www.oum.ox.ac.uk
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Age Of Nature

A group enabling older people, including those living with dementia and their carers, to explore and enjoy the collection.

Tue 12 Dec

Free / 01865 272950

  • 14:30 – 16:00

And Now I Have Remembered You

Poetry and neuroscience under the T. rex looking at the fallibility of memory. With poet Helen Mort and neuroscientist Dr Jason Taylor. £5 adults; £3 students. Book at: www.bit.ly/mnhtickets

Sat 2 Dec

£5 ( £3) / 01865 272950

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Bats, Cats, Witches & Charms

A Halloween special - activities exploring creatures of the night, magic charms and mysteries to be solved. A joint event with the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Mon 23 Oct

Free / 01865 272950

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Tue 24 Oct

Free / 01865 272950

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 01865 272950

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Brain Diaries

An exhibition and accompanying series of events about neuroscience and the development of the human brain.

Thu 19 Oct

Free / 01865 272950

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 20 Oct

Free / 01865 272950

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 21 Oct

Free / 01865 272950

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 72 more dates until 1 Jan 2018

Into The Woodlands

Eight hundred years ago, the Charter of the Forest gifted public access to Britain's woodlands, to be used and enjoyed by all. Marking this anniversary, and celebrating 75 years of Wytham Woods, this display features woodland-inspired work by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood, Robin Wilson, Rosie Fairfax-Cholmeley and…

Thu 30 Nov

Free / 01865 272950

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 1 Dec

Free / 01865 272950

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Dec

Free / 01865 272950

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 183 more dates until 3 Jun 2018

Lost And Found

An evening of talks, tours, performance and more, exploring lost and found worlds. With the Pitt Rivers Museum. Part of Being Human festival. £3. Book at: www.bit.ly/mnhtickets

Fri 17 Nov

£3 / 01865 272950

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Masterclass: Evolution Of The Brain

Neuroscientist Professor Zoltan Molnar and members of his laboratory will lead you through the amazing development and adaptations of the vertebrate brain, using specimens from the Museum. £25. Book at: www.bit.ly/mnhtickets

Sat 4 Nov

£25 / 01865 272950

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Mind-Altering Drugs: A Safer Way Forward?

Drawing on experience of working clinically with addictions, Dr Ben Sessa discusses whether there is a role for illicit drugs in the treatment of mental health conditions. Book at: www.bit.ly/mnhevents

Thu 16 Nov

Free / 01865 272950

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Science Saturdays

Meet scientists to investigate real natural history specimens from the collection.

Sat 21 Oct

Free / 01865 272950

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 28 Oct

Free / 01865 272950

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 4 Nov

Free / 01865 272950

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 4 more dates until 2 Dec

Super Science Saturday

Investigate, experiment and discover surprising things with scientists from Oxford University at our big science fair bonanza. Ages 8+.

Sat 25 Nov

Free / 01865 272950

  • 12:00 – 16:00

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