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

Summer at the Science Museum

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

This summer holiday take an exciting interactive tour of our Flight Gallery, create your own mini Science Museum and discover the story of a star’s lifetime. 

We're staying open until 19.00 (last entry 18.15) every day this holiday, except for Wednesday, although our interactive galleries will be closing at 18.00.

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

Drop-in workshop

3D Spec-tacular

Make your own 3D glasses
free

Storytelling

A Star is Born

Listen to the story of the lifetime of a star
free

Storytelling

A star is born - in British Sign Language

Join us for a journey of a lifetime in this storytelling event
free

IMAX Theatre

Mysteries of unseen world logo

Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D (U)

Explore a world invisible to the naked eye

Workshop

Construct o'clock

Piece together your very own clock in this interactive workshop
free

Drop In Workshop

Pop-up museum

Create your own mini pop-up Science Museum
free

Workshop

Boy drawing on large piece of paper

Star struck

Science and art come together in this spectacular workshop about stars
free

Show

Supermassive space show

Join Punk Science as they take you on a funny and exciting journey into space
free

Show

Bubbles, bubbles, bubbles - in British Sign Language

Watch bubbles of all sizes going up, down and all over the place
free

Tour

Flights of fancy tour

Discover some of the secrets of our Flight gallery
free

Storytelling

Book readings in the shop

Children's book readings

Join us in the Museum shop on the first Saturday of every month
free

Theatre

Science Museum Live: The Energy Show

The Energy Show has now finished

Simulator

Children on a Fly 360 simulator ride

Fly 360°

Perform your own aerial acrobatics

Simulator

Legend of Apollo 4D Cinema

Discover the smell of space

Simulator

Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows

Simulator

Typhoon Force

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

IMAX theatre

IMAX Cinema

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

Experience

Behind the scenes of Flyzone studio

Fly Zone studio

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