The Science Museum

  • Fox Talbot: Dawn of the Photograph
    Book now to discover the work of the inventor of photography, William Henry Fox Talbot
  • Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius
    Experience Leonardo's astonishing drawings and technological visions brought to life
  • Wellcome Image Awards
    Discover the beauty of science with this visually stunning, thought-provoking exhibition

Opening times

10.00–18.00, last entry 17.15.

Admission free  donations welcome

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Getting here

Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD
How to get here


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Help us bring Eric back to life

Back our kickstarter campaign and help bring Eric, the UK's first robot, back to life

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Frankenstein – From Literature to Myth to Bogeyman of Science

Join us for a thrilling exploration of the inspiration behind Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Half term

Half term at the Science Museum

Half term at the Science Museum

Visit the Museum for an action-packed programme of family events and activities


Current screenings

Current screenings


Einstein's Legacy

Einstein's Legacy

Discover the legacy Einstein left for science and society


Brought to Life

Brought to Life


Half term activities

Half term activities

Fun activities to keep kids entertained during half term