The Science Museum

  • Astonishing Science Spectacular Museum
    Welcome to the home of human ingenuity
  • Stranger than Fiction
    Temporarily closed – re-opening Monday 1 September
  • The Rubbish Collection
    Discover the beauty and value of ‘rubbish’ we produce in this unique two-part 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 19.00 during summer holidays, last entry 18.15
Closed 24-26 December
Find out our summer holiday opening times and latest changes

Free entry
Charges apply for some exhibitions and attractions

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Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD
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Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D (U)

Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D (U)

Take a closer look at a universe of creatures, processes and phenomena you never even knew existed

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Misfit Shine

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Track your activity and fitness with the Misfit Shine and app. Shop here

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Signtific

Signtific

Join us on the first Saturday of every month for our Deaf-led family events

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Fly Zone studio

Make-believe you're an astronaut (or pilot) with the help of our green-screen technology

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PunkScience: The Gameshow

PunkScience: The Gameshow

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Science News Now

Science News Now

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

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Lunchtime tours

Lunchtime tours

Join Media Space curators and guests for a short guided tour of Stranger than Fiction

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Brought to Life

Brought to Life

See thousands of fascinating and intriguing objects on our History of Medicine website; the ultimate educational resource

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Science Museum Group Journal

Science Museum Group Journal

Explore the Museum's online journal about our work and collections

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The Rubbish Collection

Trace the journey of the Museum's waste over 30 days in this unique two-part exhibition and discover the beauty, value and volume of ‘rubbish’ we produce