The Science Oxford Centre is open to schools Tuesday – Friday during term time.
School visits cost £9* per pupil, with a group minimum charge of £180* (*All prices subject to VAT).
Our address is: Science Oxford Centre, Quarry Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 8SB
Travel by coach
If your school is travelling via coach, please download the coach and bus route map to pass on to your travel provider.
If arriving by coach, we will meet you on Quarry Road at the entrance to Douglas Downes Close from 9:45am.
Our staff will ensure your safety walking up the access road. This road is inaccessible to coaches and if the weather is wet you will need to make sure children are protected from the rain. The walk up to site takes 5–10 minutes. We will walk you back down the drive at the end of your visit.
Travel by minibus
The driveway is accessible to minibuses and we have two dedicated parking spaces on-site. Please let us know in advance if you are coming by minibus.
Travel on foot
If you are arriving on foot, we will meet you on Quarry Road at the entrance to Douglas Downes Close from 9:45am, and ensure your safety walking up the access road.
Call us to discuss your requirements on 01865 810 000 or email [email protected].
Download our Risk Assessments for your school visit here.
The health and well-being of our visitors and staff is our highest priority. Please see here to view our COVID-19 Risk Assessment For Schools. We can work with your school to ensure you have a safe visit. You can also contact us to discuss your requirements by email to [email protected] or call 01865 810 000.
The Science Oxford Centre is designed to be accessible to anyone with disability and mobility needs or other special requirements. We recommend viewing and sharing some of our Accessible Resources with your class ahead of your visit – please see below for our Virtual Tour, Visual Stories and Exploration Zone Exhibit Guides.
If you require use of a minibus or disabled parking space, please let us know in advance via [email protected]
Please also contact us in advance to discuss your circumstances or any specific requirements, via [email protected] or 01865 810 000.