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

Plan your visit

To find out what's on when you're planning to visit, use these drop-down menus. Create a list of your chosen activities by using the '+' buttons.

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Flight

Marvel at unique aircraft and trace the history of flight
free

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Who Am I?

Who am I? investigates everyone’s favourite subject – themselves
free

IMAX Theatre

Image from Under the Sea film

Under the Sea 3D (U)

Dive into this magical adventure and be transported below the ocean surface, into the unknown

IMAX Theatre

Hidden Universe 3D (U)

Discover the mysteries of deep space

IMAX Theatre

Titans of the Ice Age 3D (U)

Meet extinct animals and explore frozen landscapes 10,000 years before modern civilization

IMAX Theatre

A Beautiful Planet 3D (U)

Take in a breath-taking view of Earth, captured from the International Space Station

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Exploring Space

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

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Making the Modern World

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

Eating

Energy Cafe

Serving hot and cold dishes, sandwiches, cakes and a range of drinks

Experience

Discovery Motion Theatre: Legend of Apollo

Fly to the moon in an Apollo mission at our 3D motion theatre

IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

Save up to 35% on special activities and IMAX films at the Museum with our Explorer ticket

Simulator

Typhoon Force

Experience the power of the RAF’s newest frontline Typhoon jet

Simulator

Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows

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Measuring Time

Discover a rich collection of more than 500 timepieces
free

Tour

Spaced Out tour

Find out what it would be like to travel into space
free

Simulator

Children on a Fly 360 simulator ride

Fly 360°

Perform your own aerial acrobatics

Experiment

Live Science

Take part in fun, interesting experiments
free

Opening 2016

Mathematics gallery 3D shapes

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

Exciting new maths gallery to open on 8 December 2016

Opening 2019

Medicine galleries

New galleries to house the Museum's medicine collection

Shop

Shop

The Museum shop sells gorgeous gifts and much more

Exhibition

Our Lives in Data

Our Lives in Data

Find out how big data is transforming the world around us
free

Drop-in workshop

Polarising pictures drop-in workshops

Make and take home your own colourful creation
free

Exhibition

Wounded

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

Learn about the huge medical and human impact of wounding during and beyond the First World War
free

Tour

Making The Modern World Tour

Experience the most significant items from our collections
free

Interactive gallery

Energy: fuelling the future

Explore how energy powers every aspect of our lives
free

Eating

Deep Blue

A family restaurant serving meals prepared on the premises

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Clockmakers' Museum

The Clockmakers' Museum

More than 1000 timepieces tell the story of London’s clockmakers
free

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James Watt and our World

Step inside James Watt's extraordinary workshop
free

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Energy Hall

Explore a collection of historic full-size steam engines
free

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Antenna

Get to grips with the latest science news
free

Exhibition

Journeys through medicine

Journeys Through Medicine

A medical history in the tradition of Henry Wellcome
free

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Atmosphere

Investigate climate change
free

Show

The Rocket Show

Explosions, fire, rockets and Space packed into 20 mins. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment
free

Drop-in workshop

SM:Art Mechanics Drop-In

Build a doodling robot
free

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Information Age

Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology
free

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Agriculture

Unearth the history of farming
free

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The Secret Life of the Home

Trace the development of household gadgets and gizmos
free

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Challenge of Materials

Investigate the science and history of materials
free

Some exhibits only occur on certain days.

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