The Science Museum

  • Astonishing Science. Spectacular Museum.
    Welcome to the Science Museum.
  • Science Museum Live
    Extraordinary experiments and dizzying demonstrations, live in the Theatre. Book now.
  • Pain Less
    Find out how science is shaping the future of pain relief - coming soon.
  • Celebrating a British pioneer
    Alan Turing's life and legacy.
  • Web Lab
    See the extraordinary workings of the internet brought to life.

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Open every day except 24 to 26 December
10.00 to 18.00 (last entry 17.15)

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Visiting the Science Museum

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Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD

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Half term offers

Half term offers

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Discover

Red Arrows 3D

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of aerobatics in our 3D flight simulation theatre.

Events

Lates

Lates

Lates this Wednesday evening is brewing, tasting, testing and exploring the science behind alcohol.

Events

Apollo: For All Mankind

Icebreaker and pedal steel guitarist BJ Cole return to the Science Museum for a one-off performance of Brian Eno's Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks on November 12.

Online stuff

Science News Now

Science News Now

Think, talk, share: get the latest science news from the Antenna team.

Game

Inspired by Turing

Inspired by Turing

Set by GCHQ: Can you solve the Codebreaker Challenge to unlock Enigma's secrets?

Gallery

Launchpad

Launchpad

Make sense of how things work in our most popular gallery: explore science first-hand in over 50 interactive exhibits and shows.

Educators

Teacher resources

Teacher resources

Plan your group's next trip to the Science Museum or find engaging activities to use in the classroom.

Online stuff

Brought to Life

Brought to Life

The ultimate educational resource: see thousands of intriguing and fascinating objects on our History of Medicine website.

Art

A Cockroach Tour of the Science Museum

Sign up with your friends and family for Danish art collective Superflex's quirky and inquisitive take on the human race.