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Family-Friendly Events

The museum holds regular Family Friendly sessions.

All workshops and drop-in sessions are free, though occasionally a small materials donation is suggested.

Take a look at the sessions on offer (below) or download the Oxford University Museums Family Friendly Programme on the right.

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28 January 2017 14:00 - 28 January 2017 16:00
Chinese Dragon Fire-Clocks
Family-Friendly Drop In
Make a working Chinese dragon fire-clock to celebrate Chinese New Year. Try it out at home!
Drop-in, ages 7+.
Materials donation £3.
29 January 2017 14:00 - 29 January 2017 16:00
Board Games and Medieval Medicine
Family-Friendly Drop In
The Museum 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.
11 February 2017 14:00 - 11 February 2017 16:00
House of Wisdom
Family-Friendly Drop In
Find out how scientists in early Islamic civilisations mapped the stars, and discover medieval medicine through exciting new board games and activities.
Drop-in, ages 7+.
16 February 2017 14:00 - 16 February 2017 16:00
Make a Magical Votive
Family-Friendly Drop In
Make a magical votive offering inspired by your experiences of antibiotics and the exhibition Back from the Dead. Add your piece to an exciting art installation with artist Anna Dumitriu.
Drop-in, all ages.
25 February 2017 14:00 - 25 February 2017 16:00
Magical Movies
Family-Friendly Drop In
What did the Victorians know about the moving image? Find out and make your own magical movie toy.
Drop-in, ages 7+.
26 February 2017 14:00 - 26 February 2017 16:00
Board Games and Medieval Medicine
Family-Friendly Drop In
The Museum 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.
11 March 2017 13:00 - 11 March 2017 16:00
Making Micrographia
Family-Friendly Drop In
Draw bugs and bacteria from images through microscopes, and make magical monoprints.
Drop-in, all ages.
26 March 2017 14:00 - 26 March 2017 16:00
Board Games and Medieval Medicine
Family-Friendly Drop In
The Museum 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.

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