In association with Science Oxford
From 12 to 22 October 2018

Victorian Speed: The Long History of Fast Living

Venue: Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ

Stressed out by modern life? So were the Victorians!

Enter the world of Victorian England for this interactive event, and discover the Museum of the History of Science at night.

Explore the hectic pace of the 1800s with Oxford researchers, get involved with Morse code, take a turn at the sexual health tombola, and discover the Victorian’s obsession over digestion.

Record your adventure, dress up as a Victorian, and have your photograph taken by Decadent Times.

This is a free, ticketed drop-in event. There are two time slots for the event to help reduce crowding. These run 6-7.30pm or 7.30-9pm. We recommend you pre-book tickets. It may be possible to turn up on the night, but only if space allows.

This event was created with the Diseases of Modern Life research project at the University of Oxford.

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Photo credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY 4.0.

18th October 2018
Event Type
History, Society

Start Time: 18:00
End Time: 21:00

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