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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

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Gallery

Making the Modern World

See Stephenson’s Rocket, the Apollo 10 command module and much more
free

Gallery

Flight

Marvel at unique aircraft and trace the history of flight
free

IMAX Theatre

Hidden Universe 3D (U)

Discover the mysteries of deep space

IMAX Theatre

A Beautiful Planet 3D (U)

Experience breathtaking views of Earth, captured from the International Space Station

Gallery

Who Am I?

Who am I? investigates everyone’s favourite subject – themselves
free

Gallery

Exploring Space

Marvel at rockets, satellites, space probes, landers and more
free

Gallery

Atmosphere

Investigate climate change
free

IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

See stunning 3D science films at our IMAX Theatre

Gallery

Clockmakers' Museum

The Clockmakers' Museum

More than 1000 timepieces tell the story of London’s clockmakers
free

Simulator

Typhoon Force

Experience the power of the RAF’s newest frontline Typhoon jet

Simulator

Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows

Simulator

Children on a Fly 360 simulator ride

Fly 360°

Perform your own aerial acrobatics

Exhibition

Wounded

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

Learn about the huge medical and human impact of wounding during and beyond the First World War
free

Exhibition

Our Lives in Data

Our Lives in Data

Find out how big data is transforming the world around us
free

Gallery

Energy Hall

Explore a collection of historic full-size steam engines
free

Experience

Discovery Motion Theatre: Legend of Apollo

Fly to the moon in an Apollo mission at our 3D motion theatre

Exhibition

John Dalton

John Dalton FRS

Celebrating 250 years since the birth of John Dalton, pioneer of modern chemistry
free

Visit

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

Our stunning new gallery is now open
free

Exhibition

Journeys through medicine

Journeys Through Medicine

A medical history in the tradition of Henry Wellcome
free

Gallery

James Watt and our World

Step inside James Watt's extraordinary workshop
free

Opening 2019

Medicine galleries

New galleries to house the Museum's medicine collection

Tour

Exploring Space Gallery Tour

Find out about the Soviet Space Race
free

Tour

Making The Modern World Tour

Experience the most significant items from our collections
free

Exhibition

Telecommunications

The history of the telegraph, telephone and radio
free

Gallery

Valentina Tereshkova

Discover the fascinating life story of the first woman in space
free

Gallery

Challenge of Materials

Investigate the science and history of materials
free

Gallery

Information Age

Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology
free

Gallery

The Secret Life of the Home

Trace the development of household gadgets and gizmos
free

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