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

Plan your visit

To find out what's on when you're planning to visit, use these drop-down menus. Create a list of your chosen activities by using the '+' buttons.

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Food and drink

Energy Cafe

Serving hot and cold dishes, sandwiches, cakes and a range of drinks

IMAX Theatre

A Beautiful Planet 3D (U)

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

IMAX Theatre

Robots 3D Film (U)

What does it take to make a humanoid robot?

Gallery

Who Am I?

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

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

Gallery

Exploring Space

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

IMAX Theatre

Image from Under the Sea film

Under the Sea 3D (U)

Dive into this magical adventure and be transported below the ocean surface, into the unknown

Exhibition

John Dalton

John Dalton FRS

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

IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

Save up to 35% on special activities and IMAX films at the Museum with our Explorer ticket

Discover

Antenna

A quick summary about this exhibit, not meant to be too long.

Food and drink

Deep Blue

A family restaurant serving meals prepared on the premises

Exhibition

Robots

Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots

Shop

Shop

The Museum shop sells gorgeous gifts and much more

Visit

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

Ignite your curiosity, fuel your imagination, be inspired to see the world in exciting new ways

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

Experience

Discovery Motion Theatre: Legend of Apollo

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

Simulator

Typhoon Force

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

Exhibition

Our Lives in Data

Our Lives in Data

Find out how big data is transforming the world around us
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

Interactive gallery

Energy: fuelling the future

Explore how energy powers every aspect of our lives
free

Gallery

Energy Hall

Explore a collection of historic full-size steam engines
free

Gallery

Clockmakers' Museum

The Clockmakers' Museum

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

Gallery

Atmosphere

Investigate climate change
free

Drop-in workshop

Numberjump

Come and play the Science Museum's new boardgame
free

Food and drink

Shake Bar

Serving a variety of delicious milk shakes, light snacks and hot and cold drinks

Food and drink

Basement Cafe

Basement Café

The perfect pit-stop for families looking to grab a bite to eat or enjoy a hot drink

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

Drama Character

Rosalind Franklin

Find out what Rosalind Franklin did to help uncover the structure of DNA
free

Some exhibits only occur on certain days.

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