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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

Group visits

Explore contemporary science and iconic historical objects in breathtaking close-up, and discover how they influence today's society. With over 15,000 original items on display, 800 interactive experiences, specialist tours, amazing exhibitions and an IMAX 3D Theatre, the Science Museum has something for every group.

Group prices and booking

Group offers will be available to book from mid-September. Please return to this page soon for more information on how to book.

Group benefits

A member of our Visitor Experience Team will meet you on arrival if you book a guided tour, or if you book an experience or exhibition that includes a dining package.

Your group leader and coach driver will be admitted free to the events, exhibitions and experiences included in your booking. In addition, the group leader who books the dining venue for their group will receive a complimentary meal from its menu. Coach drivers will receive a complimentary takeaway meal from the menu on arrival.

Groups booked into the Cosmonauts and Media Space exhibitions will receive a 10% discount on products from those exhibitions' shops.

Opening times

  • Museum open daily: 10.00–18.00
  • Last entry: 17.15; galleries start to close 30 minutes before the Museum closes
  • During school holidays the Museum is open daily until 19.00
  • Last entry during school holidays:18.15, or 18.00 on last Wednesday of the month
We welcome a lot of visitors to the Museum during school holidays and weekends, so we recommend that you avoid booking your group visit during these busy periods.

Getting here

All groups are asked to enter the Museum at the main Exhibition Road entrance.

There is a coach drop-off point in Exhibition Road outside the Museum. The nearest coach parks are located at Warwick Road, Bayswater Road and Park Lane.

For more information visit Transport for London's Information for Coach Drivers page

The Museum is also easily accessible by public transport. Visit our Getting here page for more information

Group visits

Visit the museum for an amazing day of group events and activities