The Science Museum

  • Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age
    Witness the epic feats and historic firsts behind the Soviet conquest of space
  • Gathered Leaves: Photographs by Alec Soth
    See the first major UK show by the award winning American photographer
  • Julia Margaret Cameron: Influence and Intimacy
    Discover the vibrant life and works of this pioneering photographer

Opening times

10.00–18.00, last entry 17.15

Cosmonauts and Media Space open Fridays until 22.00 (see exceptions), last entry to exhibitions 20.45

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Getting here

Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD
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Leonardo: The Mechanics of Genius

Experience Leonardo da Vinci's technological visions and mechanical drawings made real


Half term at the Science Museum

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


Cosmonauts events

Cosmonauts events

See what talks, lectures and films are coming up


Star Wars:
The Force Awakens

Star Wars:
The Force Awakens

See the epic blockbuster in IMAX 70mm 2D


Discovery Motion Theatre

Discovery Motion Theatre


Brought to Life

Brought to Life


Cosmonauts gifts

Cosmonauts gifts

Treat yourself or friends to our space-themed gifts