The Science Museum

  • Astonishing Science Spectacular Museum
    Welcome to the home of human ingenuity
  • 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
Closed 24-26 December

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Free entry
Charges apply for some exhibitions and attractions

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Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD
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3D: Printing the Future

3D: Printing the Future

Explore the innovation and creativity of 3D printing in our free exhibition

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3Doodler 3D pen

3Doodler 3D pen

Make your drawings come to life with this amazing 3D pen. Shop now

IMAX

Explorer ticket

Explorer ticket

Watch films at our giant IMAX theatre and save money on special activities with our Explorer ticket

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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

Book your place at our upcoming Lates

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Science News Now

Science News Now

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

Events

Lunchtime tours

Lunchtime tours

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

Online

Brought to Life

Brought to Life

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

Research

Science Museum Group Journal

Science Museum Group Journal

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

IMAX

Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D (U)

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