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

Suggestions for your visit

  • Medicine and Health

  • Off-beat treats

  • Quick dash

  • Exploring the Universe

  • A-List attractions

  • Art

  • Cutting-edge

  • Interactive Fun

Exploring the Universe

Exploring Space is the place to go for rockets, satellites and landers, Cosmos & Culture for astronomy and particle physics, Hubble 3D and Legend of Apollo for immersive space experiences.

You can meet an astronaut in one of our drama character performances or learn about rockets in Launchpad.

And you might want to see the Apollo 10 command module in Making the Modern World. This tiny capsule was home to three astronauts for eight days as they travelled three quarters of a million miles around the Moon and back. The scorch marks from re-entry will send shivers down your spine.

Exhibition

Exploring Space

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

Exhibition

Cosmos & Culture

Find out how people have studied the night sky
free

IMAX Theatre

Hubble 3D (U)

Journey through distant galaxies on this mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope

Simulator

Legend of Apollo 4D Cinema

Discover the smell of space

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

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