International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Young girl scientist
Saturday 11 February 2023  |  2-4pm  |  Families: children aged 7+  |  Drop in, free entry  


Join us for an afternoon celebrating women and girls in science — and inspire the next generation. 


  Meet women working in science research today at the University of Oxford and RAL Space (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)


  Get hands-on with stars and spectroscopes


  Hear lightning talks about women who've led the way in scientific discovery


Family day out

We're only a few minutes' walk away from our friends at the Museum of Natural History, so why not make a day of it?


Museum of Natural History

Out of the Deep: Mary Anning Special: 11am-1pm

Enjoy fossil-handling fun in the morning at the Museum of Natural History.


History of Science Museum Logo (4 colour)

Science Heroes: 2-4pm
Join us in the afternoon for stars and spectroscopes.


There are cafes at the Museum of Natural History and the Weston Library (opposite us on Broad Street) if you fancy a family lunch in between.


No booking needed — just drop in and see us.

We look forward to seeing you there.