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

Children doing science experiments

Half-term at the Science Museum

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

Discover the scary side of science in our Little Lab of Horrors, uncover fantastical creatures in Stranger than Fiction and unlock the Mysteries of the Unseen World this half term at the Science Museum.

Then stop by our new free gallery, Information Age, to explore how our lives have been transformed by information and communication technologies over the past 200 years.

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.


Information Age

Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology


Little Lab of Horrors

Discover some scary science this half-term

IMAX Theatre

Mysteries of unseen world logo

Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D (U)

Explore a world invisible to the naked eye

Drop-in workshop

Pop-up museum

Create your own mini pop-up Science Museum


Photograph of creature with outstretched wings, fur body and horn

Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction

Discover Fontcuberta's compelling photographic images in his first major UK exhibition


Flights of fancy tour

Discover some of the secrets of our Flight gallery


The Real McCoy storytelling

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


Children on a Fly 360 simulator ride

Fly 360°

Perform your own aerial acrobatics


Legend of Apollo 4D Cinema

Discover the smell of space


Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows


Typhoon Force

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

IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

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


Behind the scenes of Flyzone studio

Fly Zone Studio

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


Deep Blue

A family restaurant serving meals prepared on the premises


Energy Cafe

Serving hot and cold dishes, sandwiches, cakes and a range of drinks