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

Plan your visit

Use the drop-down menus below to choose the kinds of things you would like to see when you visit the Museum. You can then add items to your visit by clicking the + buttons. Alternatively, look at our suggested visits for inspiration.

When you have added everything you want to your visit you can email it to a friend, or to your mobile phone or tablet to use at the Museum. Free wifi is available throughout the Museum to help you explore further - just turn on your device's wifi and log on to the 'Science Museum' network.



Woman sitting at computer in Live Science space

Do You See the Big Picture?

Help researchers find out why some people are good at copying patterns


Boy drawing on large piece of paper

Star Struck

Discover the secrets of the stars


Girl with pump about to blow up toy mouse

Rocket Bunnies

Launch a rocket bunny!


Space in Your Face - in British Sign Language

Join us for an action-packed journey through space

Science Shows

The Rocket Show

Explosions, fire, rockets and Space packed into 20 mins. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment

Science shows

Space in your face

Take a journey through space

Science shows

Flash Bang Wallop

Be blown away by this fantastic show, please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Science shows

Stronger By Design

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

Science shows

Launchpad Science Shows

Fun, free and interactive shows


Spaced Out Tour

Find out what it would be like to travel into Space

Science shows

Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles

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

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