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
  • 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
  • Mind Maps: Stories from Psychology
    Explore 250 years of understanding the human mind in this exhibition
  • Fly Zone studio
    Make-believe you're an astronaut (or pilot) with the help of our green-screen technology

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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