The Science Museum

  • Astonishing Science Spectacular Museum
    Welcome to the home of human ingenuity
  • The Rubbish Collection
    Discover the beauty and value of ‘rubbish’ we produce in this unique two-part exhibition
  • Science Museum Live: The Energy Show
    Explosive family theatre for curious minds. 22 July - 03 August 2014
  • The Exponential Horn
    Experience live broadcast, sound art and archive radio through the UK’s largest loudspeaker at our new installation
  • Unlocking Lovelock
    Delve into the archives of James Lovelock in our free exhibition
  • Mind Maps: Stories from Psychology
    Explore 250 years of understanding the human mind in this exhibition

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10.00 to 18.00 daily, last entry 17.15
Closed 24-26 December
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