Oxford Events Calendar

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Family Day (13 July)

Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Family science-inspired fun with indoor-outdoor discovery

Visit the Science Oxford Centre 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. Pick up an Explorer Backpack and see what wildlife you can spot on our outdoor nature trails. Make a splash at the outdoor Water Lab!

Suitable for ages 3+ (all ages welcome). Under 3s free.

What is included in your ticket:

  • Two-hour timeslot in the Exploration Zone
  • Access to the woodland, outdoor areas and Water Lab (bring a change of clothes) from 10am–5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
  • Parking (limited availability)

What is NOT included

  • Entry to Club

Event information

Exploration Zone Sessions



3pm – 5pm

Emira’s Kitchen café is open on Saturdays from 10am-4pm, serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and rolls. Families are welcome to bring picnics to eat at our lunch tables.

Additional Support

If you’re a visitor with a disability and you need a carer, personal assistant, or essential companion free tickets are available to book to help you with access during the visit.

You may be asked to provide ID when you arrive for the list of these ID documents and how to book your ticket see our accessibility information.

Prices, terms of booking/refunds policy

£7.50 per person (includes Eventbrite booking fee). Free tickets available for Under 3s and Carers.

Science Oxford Centre visiting information and FAQs please visit here.

For information on our refund policy and event terms and conditions visit here.

Contact events@scienceoxford.com or call 01865 810000


Saturday, July 13, 2024
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Science Oxford Centre
Quarry Road
Headington, England OX3 8SB United Kingdom
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Science Oxford
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