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

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Exhibition

Making the modern world

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

Temporary exhibition

3D: printing the future

Find out what 3D printing will do for you
free

Exhibition

Flight

Celebrating iconic achievements in aviation
free

Drop In Workshop

Pop-up museum

Create your own mini pop-up Science Museum
free

Shop

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Shop

The Museum Shop sells gorgeous gifts and much more

Exhibition

James Watt and our World

Step inside James Watt's extraordinary workshop
free

Exhibition

Antenna

Science news from every angle
free

Exhibition

Energy Hall

The steam power that helped Britain become the first industrial nation
free

Exhibition

Measuring Time

A rich collection of more than 500 timepieces
free

Exhibition

The Secret Life of the Home

A technological guide to the development of the modern home
free

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