Family Days

Every Saturday

Science Oxford Centre

Family Day


Visit the Science Oxford Centre, open every Saturday for a unique family experience. Explore, discover and play in the Exploration Zone, where children and grown-ups alike have fun experimenting with interactive exhibits – create and test flying designs at the Air Table, build a giant magnetic ball run, and see what’s hot and what’s not with the Curious Camera. Make a splash at the outdoor Water Lab!

With 15 acres of woodland and ponds, there’s plenty to explore outside too. Pick up an Explorer Backpack and trail map and see what wildlife you can spot.

Sensory-friendly Family Days with a reduced capacity tickets are available to book here.

Session Times:
10am – 12pm
12.30pm – 2.30pm
3pm – 5pm
Suitable for ages 3+ (all welcome)
£7.50 per person (includes Eventbrite fee).
Every adult and child must have a ticket, but free tickets are available for Under 3s and Carers. Visitors are advised to purchase tickets in advance. Woodland access all day.


June 15, 2024

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June 22, 2024

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June 29, 2024

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July 13, 2024

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July 20, 2024

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Visiting information: Science Oxford Centre visiting information and FAQs here.

Email [email protected] for all event booking and visiting queries. Please allow 24-48 hours for a response, possibly longer over a weekend.

If you have an urgent query or require immediate assistance, please speak to a member of the team on 01865 810000 Monday – Saturday during office hours.

Ticket booking: For information on our refund policy and event terms and conditions visit hereIf you cannot attend, you can request a refund or transfer your ticket to another day via Eventbrite.

Group Booking – contact us for group booking enquiries.


Science Oxford Centre
Quarry Rd, Headington, Oxford, OX3 8SB