Events

Saturday, 29/03/14 - Sunday, 20/04/14
EASTER TRAIL
Family-Friendly Drop In
Challenge yourself to the Mathematical Mystery Trail. Help yourself in the Entrance Gallery during opening hours. Suitable for ages 7+.
Saturday, 26/04/14 10:00 - Saturday, 26/04/14 17:00
Marconi Day
Special Event
Oxford & District Amateur Radio Society celebrate the birthday of Guglielmo Marconi by operating radio station GB4MHS. See who they can contact across the globe by the power of wireless.
Saturday, 26/04/14 14:00 - Saturday, 26/04/14 16:00
Galileo’s Telescope
Family-Friendly Workshop
Discover the secrets of Galileo’s invention and make your own working telescope. Children aged 9 upwards. Booking required. Voluntary materials donation £5.
Sunday, 27/04/14 14:30 - Sunday, 27/04/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 04/05/14 14:30 - Sunday, 04/05/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 11/05/14 14:30 - Sunday, 11/05/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Friday, 16/05/14 19:00 - Friday, 16/05/14 22:30
Geek for All
Special Event
Release your inner geek at this special Museums at Night event. Games with Thirsty Meeples, as well as talks and activities. Dare you try the geek confession booth?
Saturday, 17/05/14 13:00 - Saturday, 17/05/14 16:00
Tech Specs
Family-Friendly Drop In
Be inspired by the special exhibition Geek is Good and make your own geeky glasses! Suitable for age 6 upwards.
Sunday, 18/05/14 14:30 - Sunday, 18/05/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 18/05/14 15:00 -
Geek is Good
Curator-led tours of the current special exhibition.
Saturday, 24/05/14 14:30 -
Chaucer and the Astrolabe
Table Talk
Was Geoffrey Chaucer really a geek? Come and find out what he wrote about the most universal of medieval scientific instruments.
Sunday, 25/05/14 14:30 - Sunday, 25/05/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Thursday, 29/05/14 13:00 - Thursday, 29/05/14 16:00
Ahoy There!
Family-Friendly Drop In
Discover early voyages of exploration with maps, globes, and hands-on navigational instruments. Suitable for ages 7-13.
Friday, 30/05/14 13:00 - Friday, 30/05/14 16:00
Ahoy There!
Family-Friendly Drop In
Discover early voyages of exploration with maps, globes, and hands-on navigational instruments. Suitable for ages 7-13.
Sunday, 01/06/14 14:30 - Sunday, 01/06/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Saturday, 07/06/14 14:30 -
Numbers by Machine
Table Talk
Discover the workings of the first successful calculator - the desktop arithmometer.
Sunday, 08/06/14 14:30 - Sunday, 08/06/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Wednesday, 11/06/14 19:00 - Wednesday, 11/06/14 22:00
Oxford Geek Night #36
Special Event
From the pub to the museum, the geeks have taken over. Oxford's regular Geek Night gathering comes to MHS for a special evening of inspirational and intriguing talks.
Saturday, 14/06/14 14:00 - Saturday, 14/06/14 16:00
Globe-makers
Family-Friendly Workshop
Discover the museum’s collection of globes, how globes used to be made and make your own model globe. Suitable for ages 9-13. Booking required. Voluntary materials donation £5.
Sunday, 15/06/14 14:30 - Sunday, 15/06/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 15/06/14 15:00 -
Geek is Good
Curator-led tours of the current special exhibition.
Sunday, 22/06/14 14:30 - Sunday, 22/06/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Saturday, 28/06/14 14:00 - Saturday, 28/06/14 16:00
Stars and Planets
Family-Friendly Drop In
Follow your stars, make an amazing star dial or paper plate planetarium. Suitable for ages 7-13.
Sunday, 29/06/14 14:30 - Sunday, 29/06/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 06/07/14 14:30 - Sunday, 06/07/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 13/07/14 14:30 - Sunday, 13/07/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 20/07/14 14:30 - Sunday, 20/07/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 27/07/14 14:30 - Sunday, 27/07/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 03/08/14 14:30 - Sunday, 03/08/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 10/08/14 14:30 - Sunday, 10/08/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 17/08/14 14:30 - Sunday, 17/08/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 24/08/14 14:30 - Sunday, 24/08/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 31/08/14 14:30 - Sunday, 31/08/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 07/09/14 14:30 - Sunday, 07/09/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 14/09/14 14:30 - Sunday, 14/09/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 21/09/14 14:30 - Sunday, 21/09/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.
Sunday, 28/09/14 14:30 - Sunday, 28/09/14 16:30
Let's Get Geeky
Family-Friendly Drop In
Get your hands on some geek gadget history as part of the programme for our Geek is Good exhibition. Volunteer-led handling sessions every Sunday.

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