History of Science Museum

Top 2% of attractions in Oxford
7 / 10

4 expert reviews

“An extraordinary collection of scientific instruments - and Einstein's chalkboard - inside the world's oldest purpose built museum building. ”

– Atlas Obscura

Fodor's Fodor's
"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." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Science, art, celebrity and nostalgia come together at this fascinating museum." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Early scientific and medical instruments and paraphernalia, such as Albert Einstein’s blackboard, are on display in this 17th-century building." Full review