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

Suggestions for your visit

  • Soyuz TMA-19M interior

    Must see

  • Exhibitions

  • Films and experiences

  • Events

  • Interactive fun

  • For families

  • For adults


From demonstration and workshops to gallery tours and Lates (our popular monthly after hours for adults), find out what events are coming up at the Museum:


Science Museum on Show

Discover the power of steam, help launch a rocket and maybe get a bit messy in this fast-paced interactive show.


Live Science

Live Science

Join drop-in sessions throughout the day (except between 13.00-14.00) and take part in fun, interesting experiments.


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Experience an evening of free entertainment at this month's Lates



Explore the Museum at night in a magical sleepover for grownups


Flight Gallery Tour

Discover the history of flight


Exploring Space Gallery Tour

Find out about the Soviet Space Race


Volunteer guide tours

Volunteer highlights tour

Take a tour of the Museum with one of our volunteer guides

Guardian Live: A Robots World? Panel discussion

Look at the influence of robots with leading thinkers in robotics, economics and politics

IMAX Theatre

Guardian Live Movies and Mechanoids Double Bill: Ex Machina and A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Catch this increasingly realistic-seeming double-bill exploring artificial intelligence

IMAX Theatre

Metropolis: Factory Floor live score performance

Don't miss the world premiere of a brand-new live score to Fritz Lang’s 1927 sci-fi masterpiece

Guardian Live: Robot Surgery

Witness first-hand a simulated operation performed by a surgical robot

The Silver Swan

Be enchanted by this truly unique musical automaton

IMAX Theatre

Movies and Mechanoids Double Bill: The Terminator and Robocop

See the two most iconic robots from film history in one screening

When will Robots Outsmart us? Panel discussion

Join us for a panel discussion exploring the future possibilities for intelligent robots


Robots revealed

Explore the future of robotics in our exciting series of live demonstrations

Some exhibits only occur on certain days.

To avoid disappointment, please check that the things you wish to do are happening on the day you visit.