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Exhibitions

 Find out about current, upcoming and past exhibitions at the Museum:

Exhibition

Our Lives in Data

Our Lives in Data

Find out how big data is transforming the world around us
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

Gallery

Eric: The UK's first robot

See a recreation of the UK’s first robot, Eric
free

Exhibition

Engineer Your Future

Discover what engineers do and if this could be a job for you
free

Gallery

Challenge of Materials

Investigate the science and history of materials
free

Gallery

Clockmakers' Museum

The Clockmakers' Museum

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

Exhibition

Cosmos & Culture

Find out how people have studied the night sky
free

Exhibition

Einstein's Legacy

Einstein's Legacy

Discover the legacy Einstein left for science and society
free

Gallery

Energy Hall

Explore a collection of historic full-size steam engines
free

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

Information Age

Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology
free

Gallery

James Watt and our World

Step inside James Watt's extraordinary workshop
free

Exhibition

Journeys through medicine

Journeys Through Medicine

A medical history in the tradition of Henry Wellcome
free

Gallery

Making the Modern World

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

Interactive gallery

Pattern Pod

Children aged 8 and under can discover patterns through hands-on play
free

Gallery

The Secret Life of the Home

Trace the development of household gadgets and gizmos
free

Interactive gallery

The Garden

Young children can play with water, sound, building blocks and more
free

Gallery

Who Am I?

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

Exhibitions

Science Museum at night

Coming soon

Archive

Inside the Collider exhibition © Science Museum/Nick Rochowski

Past exhibitions

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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