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

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Gallery

The Science and Art of Medicine

Discover treasures that tell the fascinating story of medicine
free

Tour

A Cockroach Tour of the Science Museum

Find out what it’s like to be one of the planet’s true survivors
free

Exhibition

Science in the 18th Century

Explore King George III’s collection of scientific apparatus
free

Exhibition

Scientific photograph from the Revelations exhibition

Revelations: Experiments in Photography

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

Drop-in workshop

Pop-up museum

Create your own mini pop-up Science Museum
free

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

Gallery

Challenge of Materials

Investigate the science and history of materials
free

Exhibition

Shackleton’s Man Goes South

Discover stories about climate change and download a free e-book
free

Drama Character

Nancy the Waterseller

Discover why water was sold to the people in the early 1900s
free

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