The Thames Valley Sights

Museum of the History of Science

  • Broad St. Map It
  • Oxford

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

The Ashmolean, the world's oldest public museum, was originally housed in this 1683 building, which now holds scientific and mathematical instruments, from astrolabes to quadrants. Among the gems are a wonderful collection of 18th- and 19th-century models of the solar system and the chalkboard Einstein used in a lecture on the Theory of Relativity. There are guided tours on Thursday (2:30 and 3:15) and Saturday (12:30 and 1:15).

Sight Information

Address:

Broad St., Oxford, OX1 3AZ, England

Map It

Phone:

01865-277280

Website: www.mhs.ox.ac.uk

Sight Details:

  • Free; suggested donation £2

Published 08/30/2016

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