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

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Interactive gallery

Launchpad

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

Gallery

Making the Modern World

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

Interactive gallery

The Garden

Young children can play with water, sound, building blocks and more
free

Gallery

Atmosphere

Investigate climate change
free

Gallery

Energy Hall

Explore a collection of historic full-size steam engines
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

Exhibition

Antenna

Get to grips with the latest science news
free

Exhibition

The Secret Life of the Home

Trace the development of household gadgets and gizmos
free

Drama Character

Yuri Gagarin

Find out what it was like to be the first human in space.
free

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