Join us on this free tour to find out about the Space Race from the Soviet perspective.
A guided tour of our Making the Modern World gallery.
Join us on a journey of a lifetime - the lifetime of a star, from stellar nurseries to glittering galaxies, in this free storytelling suitable for ages 7 and under.
Find out more about the exciting principles of science in these interactive, Explainer led Science Shows.
Great with gadgets? In this show, we ask you to get switched on as we explore the world of programming and give you the chance to be part of our human computer.
Put yourself in their shells. Sign up for a Cockroach Tour of the Science Museum and get a quirky and inquisitive take on the human race.
In 1930 flying sensation Amy Johnson became the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia. Find out about her life and see the actual plane she used to make her epic flight.
Dive into this magical 3D adventure and swim with some of the planet's most colourful creatures.
Explore an amazing underwater universe inhabited by the larger‐than‐life creatures which were ruling the seas before dinosaurs conquered the earth.
Join three curious flies as they sneak on board the Apollo 11 mission for an incredible space journey.
Journey through distant galaxies on this mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope.
Come along and build your own SM:Art Machine - a little bot that will create a doodling masterpiece.
Visit the new free trail and learn amazing stories about our climate changing world.
Until Friday 27 June 14
Explore how astronomy has changed the way we see our universe - and ourselves - through this object-rich exhibition.
Until Thursday 31 December 15
Celebrating the centenary of X-ray crystallography, a technique developed by father-and-son team William H. Bragg and W. Lawrence Bragg in 1913.
Until Wednesday 01 January 14
The new novel by author Tony White is premiering exclusively at the Science Museum.
Until Friday 25 April 14
Electronic music is everywhere, from the television that we watch to the music we listen to in clubs and even the ringtones on our mobile phones.
Until Tuesday 31 December 13
Pain Less, a new exhibition featured in the Antenna – Science News gallery, investigates the future of pain relief through personal stories, scientific discovery, objects, films and even games.
Until Saturday 31 August 13
Special exhibition celebrating the work and legacy of Alan Turing, mathematician, pioneer of modern computing and Enigma codebreaker.
Until Monday 21 October 13
An interactive gallery exploring how the web works and bringing the internet to life.
Until Thursday 20 June 13