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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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Date

Gallery

Making the Modern World

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

Gallery

Flight

Marvel at unique aircraft and trace the history of flight
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

Gallery

Exploring Space

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

IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

See stunning 3D science films at our IMAX Theatre

Experiment

Live Science

Live Science

Join drop-in sessions throughout the day (except between 13.00-14.00) and take part in fun, interesting experiments.
free

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

Experience

Discovery Motion Theatre: Legend of Apollo

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

Visit

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

Ignite your curiosity, fuel your imagination, be inspired to see the world in exciting new ways

Exhibition

Journeys through medicine

Journeys Through Medicine

A medical history in the tradition of Henry Wellcome
free

Drop-in workshop

Numberjump

Come and play the Science Museum's new boardgame
free

Gallery

Challenge of Materials

Investigate the science and history of materials
free

Show

Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles

This is a fun and popular family show, please arrive early to avoid disappointment
free

Some exhibits only occur on certain days.

To avoid disappointment, please check that the things you wish to do are happening on the day you visit.

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