History of Science Museum

The History of Science Museum houses a fantastic collection of early scientific instruments from Europe and the Islamic World, including sundials and astrolabes of extraordinary beauty.

More modern objects include microscopes, scientific models, photographic and wireless equipment – and a blackboard still bearing calculations by Albert Einstein.

The museum is usually open 12:00pm-5:00pm Tuesday-Sunday. To avoid disappointment, please check with the venue before travelling.

  • Your nearest bus stop

    For more details about these stops, please see below.

High Street (L2):

  • city3: Rose Hill, Iffley Road and Oxford City Centre. Also serving Littlemore, Sandford-on-Thames and Oxford Science Park and Kassam Stadium.
  • city4: Wood Farm, Morrell Avenue and Oxford City Centre.
  • city5: Blackbird Leys, Cowley and Oxford City Centre.
  • city8/9: Barton (city8), Risinghurst (city9), Headington and Oxford City Centre.
  • city13/X13: Oxford City Centre, Redbridge park&ride and Abingdon.
  • park&ride400: Oxford City Centre and Thornhill.
  • BROOKESbusU1: Wheatley Campus via Oxford City Centre and Headington.
  • BROOKESbusU5: Marston via Cowley Road and Headington.

George Street (A2):

  • park&ride300: Oxford City Centre and Pear Tree Park & Ride.
  • park&ride500: Oxford City Centre, Oxford Parkway, Kidlington and Woodstock.

Magdalen Street (C6):

  • city2: Kidlington, Summertown, Banbury Road and Oxford City Centre.
  • city6: Wolvercote, Woodstock Road and Oxford City Centre.

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Click here to buy your city or BROOKESbus ticket

Click here to find out more about the History of Science Museum

This is a selection of stops available from destinations shown, more services are available, please see timetables here.