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

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Exhibition

Fox Talbot: Dawn of the Photograph

Discover the work of the inventor of photography, William Henry Fox Talbot

Gallery

Exploring Space

Marvel at rockets, satellites, space probes, landers and 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

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

IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

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

Simulator

Legend of Apollo

Fly to the moon in an Apollo mission

Exhibition

Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius

Experience Leonardo da Vinci's drawings and technological visions brought to life

Exhibition

Journeys through medicine

Journeys Through Medicine

A medical history in the tradition of Henry Wellcome
free

Eating

Deep Blue

A family restaurant serving meals prepared on the premises

Shop

shop

Shop

The Museum shop sells gorgeous gifts and much more

Eating

Deep Blue terrace

Relax and dine in the sunshine this summer

Simulator

Red Arrows diamond formation

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows

Simulator

Typhoon Force

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

Storytelling

The Real McCoy storytelling

Learn about Elijah McCoy, an African-American who changed the way trains work for ever
free

Gallery

Agriculture

Unearth the history of farming
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

Eating

Shake Bar

Serving a variety of delicious milk shakes, light snacks and hot and cold drinks

Drama Character

Nancy the Waterseller

Discover why water was sold to the people in the early 1900s
free

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