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

Science Museum at night

Coming soon

Find out about major new permanent galleries and temporary exhibitions, coming soon to the Science Museum


Information Age

Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology. Opens 25 October 2014


Yuri Gagarin ready for the first space flight

Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age

Discover dramatic stories of Russian space exploration

Media Space

Masters of light publicity photo

Drawn by Light: The Royal Photographic Society Collection

Discover how photography has shaped our perception of the world


Birmingham, January by Nick Hedges

Make Life Worth Living: Nick Hedges’ Photographs for Shelter 1968–72

Uncover the harsh realities of social housing in sixties Britain

Opening 2016

View from East gallery entrance, Science Museum Mathematics Gallery

Mathematics gallery

Ambitious new maths gallery to open in 2016