- Museum of the History of Science - http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk -

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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13 January 2018 14:00 - 13 January 2018 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+
15 February 2018 12:00 - 15 February 2018 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
16 February 2018 12:00 - 17 February 2018 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
10 March 2018 14:00 - 10 March 2018 16:00
Women in Science
Family-Friendly Drop In
Enjoy finding out more about female scientists from the past; from Elizabeth Herschel, the first woman to discover a comet, to Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, the woman who discovered the structure of insulin.
Drop-in, all ages
17 March 2018 12:00 - 17 March 2018 16:00
Bugs and BioArt
Family-Friendly Drop In
Join us for a medically inspired celebration of bacteria and BioArt; talks, hands-on activities and more. Discover the story of penicillin and the miracle of antibiotics. Meet artists and scientists at the cutting edge of medical research.
For British Science Week 2018
Drop-in, all ages
Part of the special exhibition Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria

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