The Science Museum

  • Astonishing Science Spectacular Museum
    Welcome to the home of human ingenuity
  • Make Life Worth Living
    Uncover the harsh realities of poor housing in sixties Britain through this powerful and moving collection of photographs
  • 3D: Printing the Future
    Explore the innovation and creativity of 3d printing in our free exhibition
  • Stranger than Fiction
    Discover the incredible fictions of Joan Fontcuberta in his first major UK exhibition
  • Unlocking Lovelock
    Delve into the archives of James Lovelock in our free exhibition
  • Open for Business
    Discover the story of contemporary British industry as captured by nine world-class Magnum photographers
  • Mind Maps: Stories from Psychology
    Explore 250 years of understanding the human mind in this exhibition

Opening times

10.00 to 18.00, last entry 17.15 – latest opening information

The Museum will be closed on the morning of 24 October, opening at 12.30pm. This is for an event to mark the launch of the new Information Age gallery.

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Charges apply for some exhibitions and attractions
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