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

Suggestions for your visit

  • Cutting-edge

  • Medicine and Health

  • Interactive Fun

  • Quick dash

  • Art

  • A-List attractions

  • Exploring the Universe

  • Off-beat treats

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.


Exploring Space

Rockets, satellites, space probes and landers


Cosmos & Culture

Find out how people have studied the night sky

IMAX Theatre

Hubble 3D (U)

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


Legend of Apollo 4D Cinema

Discover the smell of space

Interactive gallery


Make sense of the way things work through 50 hands-on exhibits and shows


Making the Modern World

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

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