Science Oxford Centre

The Science Oxford Centre is now open to schools and we are taking bookings for the 2021–2022 academic year.

The health and well-being of our visitors and staff is our highest priority. We are following Government recommendations to minimise the risk of person-to-person transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have measures in place to ensure you can enjoy your time at the Science Oxford Centre safely. You will find this information on our booking page and we will email you with further details before your visit. If you require any further information, please contact us. Call 01865 810000 to book.


We’re looking forward to welcoming your school group to the Science Oxford Centre.

The Science Oxford Centre gives primary and early years children the opportunity to experience the excitement of making their own discoveries through STEM activities that engage and challenge them. From woodland walks to indoor workshops and shows and the hands-on delights of our Exploration Zone, children can benefit fully from all the centre has to offer.

From September 2021, we have expanded our programme at the Centre to include a planetarium show in our new Science Dome, a new ‘Think The Link’ workshop in our classroom and three pond dipping workshops for all ages.

School visits are for the whole day, from 10am–2pm, and we can accommodate up to 100 pupils a day. You can book for 1,2 or 3 groups from your school, depending on availability.

Your visit includes a session in the Exploration Zone plus the choice of two of the following a Workshop, a Show, or a Woodland Walk. Your workshop choices include those in the Centre as well as Pond Dipping from September 2021.

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