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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 this half term for an action-packed programme of events and activities

Join us at the Science Museum this half term for a packed programme of family events, activities and permanent galleries. As well as thrilling simulator rides and awesome 3D IMAX movies, you'll be dazzled by our brand-new blockbuster Robots exhibition, our beautiful new Mathematics gallery and all of the fabulous interactive experiences that are waiting for you to enjoy in the amazing Wonderlab.

We're staying open until 19.00 (last entry 18.15) every day this holiday. Find out more about our half term activities below, and visit our Plan Your Visit page to discover even more things to do.

Discover

Machine 9

Antenna Live: Machine 9

See a machine that monitors space junk, the man-made litter that floats in space
free

Visit

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

Ignite your curiosity, fuel your imagination, be inspired to see the world in exciting new ways

Drop-in workshop

Numberjump

Come and play the Science Museum's new boardgame
free

Visit

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

Our stunning new gallery is now open
free

Exhibition

Robots

Discover the remarkable 500- year story of humanoid robots

IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

Save up to 35% on special activities and IMAX films at the Museum with our Explorer ticket

Workshop

Robot Lounge

Try out some weird and wonderful robots in the Robot Lounge. There will be time and capacity limits within the Robot Lounge and there may be some queuing.
free

IMAX Theatre

A Beautiful Planet 3D (U)

Experience breathtaking views of Earth, captured from the International Space Station

Simulator

Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows

Simulator

Children on a Fly 360 simulator ride

Fly 360°

Perform your own aerial acrobatics

Experience

Discovery Motion Theatre: Legend of Apollo

Fly to the moon in an Apollo mission at our 3D motion theatre

Simulator

Fly Kids

Take off with the Red Arrows in Fly Kids

Interactive gallery

The Garden

Young children can play with water, sound, building blocks and more
free

Interactive gallery

Pattern Pod

Children aged 8 and under can discover patterns through hands-on play
free