Hire the Museum

The oldest surviving purpose built Museum in the world invites you to experience an Oxford venue like no other. 


The History of Science Museum offers you the opportunity to weave your event around one of the world’s leading collections of scientific instruments. Housed in a building over 300 years old and spanning three floors each with their own character, the Museum is the perfect place for any event.

We provide bespoke private dinner experiences for up to 30 guests in our Basement Gallery (Oxford’s oldest chemistry laboratory), and the opportunity hire the whole Museum for up to 150 guests. We are also able to accommodate meetings, filming requests and private tours.

Contact venue@mhs.ox.ac.uk for more information.

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Museum venue hire

Register your interest in hiring our Museum space using the online enquiry form. A member of the team will be in touch soon.

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Private Museum tours

Register your interest in booking a private tour of the museum and exploring its collections with our team. A member of the team will be in touch soon.

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