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

Half-term at the Science Museum

Visit the Museum for an action-packed programme of events and activities

Hear the story of the inventor who changed the way trains work and meet the fastest woman on water and her amazing craft, Speedbird. Why not stop by our latest galleries to find out if you could shape the world about you in Engineer Your Future, then discover over 200 years of communication and information technology in Information Age, our biggest and most ambitious gallery yet.

We're staying open until 19.00 (last entry 18.15) from 23–31 May 2015, apart from Wednesday 27 May when the Museum will close at 18.00 to host Lates. In addition, our interactive galleries will be closing at 18.00 each day. 

Go to our Plan Your Visit page to discover lots more things to do.

Demonstration

Antenna Live: Speedbird

Meet Hannah White, the fastest woman on water and see her amazing boat – Speedbird
free

Drop-in workshop

Tune Up Tune In

Find out how a radio works, then build one and test it. Places limited
free

Watch

Discovery Motion Theatre

Experience key events in scientific history at our 3D motion theatre

Drop-in workshop

Magic Lanterns

Build a lantern and test it out with different colours
free

Storytelling

The Real McCoy storytelling

Learn about Elijah McCoy, an African-American who changed the way trains work for ever
free

IMAX Theatre

Robots 3D (U)

What does it take to make a humanoid robot?

Drop-in workshop

Pop-up museum

Create your own mini pop-up Science Museum
free

Exhibition

Engineer Your Future

Discover what engineers do and if this could be a job for you
free

Simulator

Typhoon Force

Experience the power of the RAF’s newest frontline Typhoon jet

Gallery

Information Age

Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology
free

Simulator

Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows

Eating

Deep Blue

A family restaurant serving meals prepared on the premises

Experience

Behind the scenes of Flyzone studio

Fly Zone Studio

Put yourself in the picture at our green-screen photo studio

Show

Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles

This is a fun and popular family show, please arrive early to avoid disappointment
free

Show

Launchpad Science Shows

Fun, free and interactive shows
free