The Science Museum

  • Drawn by Light
    Discover the stories behind the world's most famous photographers and their works
  • Engineer Your Future
    Find out if you’ve got the skills to be a globe-trotting engineer of tomorrow
  • Information Age
    Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology in our new gallery
  • Feature film screenings
    See Interstellar, The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything in our IMAX Theatre this Christmas
  • Make Life Worth Living
    Uncover the harsh realities of poor housing in sixties Britain through this powerful and moving collection of photographs
  • Seasons greetings
    Buy your gifts before 1pm on Monday 22 December and select next working day delivery to get them in time for Christmas

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10.00 to 18.00, last entry 17.15
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3D: Printing the Future

3D: Printing the Future

Find out how 3D printing could shape your future

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Explorer gift vouchers

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Give science fans the perfect gift this Christmas - one of our Explorer tickets

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Christmas at the Science Museum

Find out more about our packed programme of family events and activities this Chrismtas

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Brought to Life

Brought to Life

Discover thousands of fascinating and intriguing objects on our History of Medicine website

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Pop-up Christmas shop

Pop-up Christmas shop

Visit our first ever pop-up store at Bluewater

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Science Museum Group Journal

Science Museum Group Journal

Explore our free, peer-reviewed journal featuring original research from our own and international scholars

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Discover the stories and objects from our Information Age gallery and be inspired by the amazing people behind them