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

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IMAX Theatre

Hidden Universe 3D (U)

Discover the mysteries of deep space

Simulator

The Mallard

Experience the world’s fastest steam locomotive

Gallery

Who Am I?

Who am I? investigates everyone’s favourite subject – themselves
free

Exhibition

Cravings: Can your food control you?

Find out how the food you eat affects your body, brain and eating-habits
free

Gallery

The Science and Art of Medicine

Discover treasures that tell the fascinating story of medicine
free

Interactive gallery

Launchpad

Children can explore science with fun, hands-on exhibits
free

Gallery

Flight

Marvel at unique aircraft and trace the history of flight
free

Gallery

Exploring Space

Marvel at rockets, satellites, space probes, landers and more
free

Gallery

Making the Modern World

See Stephenson’s Rocket, the Apollo 10 command module and much more
free

Eating

Energy Cafe

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

Simulator

Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows

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Deep Blue terrace

Relax and dine in the sunshine this summer

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Deep Blue

A family restaurant serving meals prepared on the premises

IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

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

Simulator

Legend of Apollo

Fly to the moon in an Apollo mission

IMAX Theatre

Discovery Motion Theatre

Exhibition

Scientific photograph from the Revelations exhibition

Revelations: Experiments in Photography

Learn about the influence of early scientific photography on 20th century art

Gallery

Measuring Time

Discover a rich collection of more than 500 timepieces
free

Gallery

Atmosphere

Investigate climate change
free

Shop

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Shop

The Museum shop sells gorgeous gifts and much more

Interactive gallery

Pattern Pod

Children aged 5-8 can discover patterns through hands-on play
free

Simulator

Typhoon Force

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

Gallery

Energy Hall

Explore a collection of historic full-size steam engines
free

Experience

Behind the scenes of Flyzone studio

Fly Zone Studio

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

Simulator

Children on a Fly 360 simulator ride

Fly 360°

Perform your own aerial acrobatics

Exhibition

James Watt and our World

Step inside James Watt's extraordinary workshop
free

Interactive gallery

Energy: fuelling the future

Explore how energy powers every aspect of our lives
free

Exhibition

Computing

Trace the development of early computers
free

Show

Stronger By Design

A fun filled look at the world of forces, please arrive early to avoid disappointment
free

IMAX Theatre

Space Station 3D (U)

Blast off to space to see the building of the International Space Station in breathtaking 3D

Gallery

Information Age

Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology
free

Gallery

Challenge of Materials

Investigate the science and history of materials
free

Exhibition

Churchill's Scientists

Uncover the story of Churchill's fascination with science
free

Eating

Shake Bar

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

Exhibition

Agriculture

Unearth the history of farming
free

Exhibition

The Secret Life of the Home

Trace the development of household gadgets and gizmos
free

Exhibition

Glimpses of Medical History

Explore medical scenes from Neolithic times to 1980
free

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