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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

Gallery

Who Am I?

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

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

Shop

Shop

The Museum shop sells gorgeous gifts and much more

Experience

Discovery Motion Theatre: Legend of Apollo

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

Exhibition

Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius

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

IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

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

Discover

Antenna

A quick summary about this exhibit, not meant to be too long.
free

Gallery

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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Clockmakers' Museum

The Clockmakers' Museum

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

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

Simulator

Children on a Fly 360 simulator ride

Fly 360°

Perform your own aerial acrobatics

Eating

Deep Blue terrace

Relax and dine in the sunshine this summer

Interactive gallery

Energy: fuelling the future

Explore how energy powers every aspect of our lives
free

Gallery

Measuring Time

Discover a rich collection of more than 500 timepieces
free

Gallery

Atmosphere

Investigate climate change
free

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

Gallery

Information Age

Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology
free

Gallery

Agriculture

Unearth the history of farming
free

Gallery

The Secret Life of the Home

Trace the development of household gadgets and gizmos
free

Gallery

Challenge of Materials

Investigate the science and history of materials
free

Eating

Shake Bar

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

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