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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.


Antenna Live: Speedbird

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

Drop-in workshop

Tune Up Tune In

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


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


The Real McCoy storytelling

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

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


Engineer Your Future

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


Typhoon Force

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


Information Age

Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology


Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows


Deep Blue

A family restaurant serving meals prepared on the premises


Behind the scenes of Flyzone studio

Fly Zone Studio

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