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

Plan your visit

To find out what's on when you're planning to visit, use these drop-down menus. Create a list of your chosen activities by using the '+' buttons.

Date

Exhibition

Making the modern world

Discover how the objects we have invented, made and used have shaped our world
free

Exhibition

Flight

Celebrating iconic achievements in aviation
free

Exhibition

Exploring Space

Rockets, satellites, space probes and landers
free

Eating

Energy Cafe

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

Simulator

Typhoon Force

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

Simulator

Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows

Eating

Deep Blue terrace

Deep Blue terrace

Relax and dine in the sunshine this summer

Simulator

Legend of Apollo 4D Cinema

Discover the smell of space

Experiment

Live science event

Help researchers discover whether some words sound more like their meaning than others
free

Experience

Fly Zone Studio

Put yourself in the picture at our photo studio

Eating

Deep Blue

A family restaurant serving meals prepared on the premises

IMAX Cinema

IMAX Cinema

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

Shop

shop

Shop

The Museum Shop sells gorgeous gifts and much more

Interactive gallery

The Garden

Explore floating, shadows, music and more in our gallery for young children
free

Interactive gallery

Pattern Pod

Learn through plan in our gallery for children aged 5–8
free

Storytelling

A star Is born

Listen to the story of the lifetime of a star
free

Exhibition

Agriculture

Learn how mechanical power replaced animal power in this history of farming
free

Eating

Shake Bar

Serving a variety of delicious milk shakes, light snacks and hot and cold drinks

Show

Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles

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

Drama Character

Isaac Newton

Meet everyone’s favourite scientist - and his skateboard
free

Exhibition

Challenge of Materials

Explore the world of materials
free

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