This event is only for school groups. Teachers, please visit the Educators area for more information.
Experience life in reduced gravity in our stunning Fly me to the Moon 3D IMAX film, then meet our astronaut character or take part in our space-themed workshop.
Use your smartphone to solve puzzles, snap pictures and collect points. Just download the free SCVNGR app.
Learn about Elijah McCoy, an African-American who changed the way trains work for ever.
This interactive show features bubbles of all sizes going up, down, this way, that way, and all over the place… with a little help from the audience! This show is a popular family favourite and spaces are limited so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's space flight with two films that give you the chance to experience his journey.
3, 2, 1 blast off! Join us on our journey through Space in this fast paced action packed extravaganza of a show!
What would you like to ask Gene Cernan, the last man to step on the Moon in 1972?
Meet Jones the Bones the surgeon and his Skeleton sidekick.
‘Pieces of the Sun’
This show features bubbles of all sizes going up, down, this way, that way, and all over the place… with a little help from the audience!
3, 2, 1... blast off!
Submerge yourself in music performances that will challenge your perception of sound, from dance music from the Sahara to electronic Latin American rhythms.
On 8 March 2013, find out how accelerators are changing your world.
On 9 March 2013, there is a chance to get an introduction to some of history’s hidden women scientists.
On 8 March 2013, find out how chemists are just as important as engineers when it comes to winning the race.
A talk about Daphne Oram and the Adwick project of the 1960s, in which students produced electronic and electroacoustic music using avant-garde techniques.
This lecture explores how electronic music, the use of computer technology and inventions changed music composition.
Warning! Warning! The Science Museum has been invaded by an impostor.
Unlock the magic in your mind so you can remember everything you want to! Join Memory Sue as she helps 7- to 11-year-olds discover and use the magic that’s already there in their minds.