Science Museum Lates

A night of free adults-only entertainment


31 July


Lates happens on the last Wednesday of the month

  • MasterCard Priceless London

    MasterCard cardholders! Visit the MasterCard Priceless London team to gain exclusive access to events...

    MasterCard Priceless London

  • Punk Science

    If you’re the kind of person who’s stupid enough to attend a lecture given by idiots, join the comedy duo...

    Punk Science

  • Talkaoke

    Pull up a chair and have your say at our flying saucer of chat...


  • Speed Dating

    Your chance to meet the person of your dreams... or possibly nightmares?

    Speed Dating

  • Pub Quiz

    Science Museum Pub Quiz, winners get fantastic treats, losers get directions to a library for extra swotting...

    Pub Quiz

  • Silent Disco

    Grab a headset, select your tunes and dance till you drop! The Museum does not accept responsibility for your moves.

    Silent Disco

  • Codebreaker

    Our Codebreaker exhibition celebrates pioneering British figure, Alan Turing, in the centenary year of his birth.


  • Web Lab

    Enter Web Lab and take part in interactive Chrome Experiments made by Google, bringing the internet to life...

    Web Lab

  • Launchpad gallery

    Come and play in our most popular hands-on gallery with a DJ and no kids to hog all the toys!

    Launchpad gallery

  • Cockroach Tour

    Take a Cockroach Tour of the Science Museum and find out what it's like to be one of the planet's true survivors.

    Cockroach Tour

  • More coming soon...

    We'll add more details about events as soon as they're confirmed so keep checking back for more info.

    More coming soon...

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Anyone who has ever looked on as kids roll around in polystyrene or blow giant bubbles in the name of learning can release the child inside at Launchpad, the science-themed playground.

The Times

Science and snogging, it seems, are not altogether incompatible.

Eureka Magazine

Where else do you get to probe the secrets of the universe with a glass of Merlot in your hand?

The Londonist

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