Astronauts of Apollo 7, 1968

The Moon landing: humanity's finest achievement or a Cold War technological cul-de-sac? Enter a realm where science fiction meets science fact and dreamers pushed weapons of war into outer space.


Trace the story of the space rocket. Find out how we are probing the rest of the Solar System and beyond. In this gallery you too will be exploring space.

Saturn V rocket

Feel the impact of a Saturn V rocket launch, ride the lunar rover and discover the smell of space.

Exhibits in Making the Modern World

This unique, breathtaking gallery chronologically presents 150 of the most significant items from the Science Museum's collections from 1750 to 2000.


IMAX Films

Astronaut from Space Station IMAX film

Blast off to space to see the building of the International Space Station in breathtaking 3D.



Actor playing Gene Cernan in the Science Museum's Space Gallery

What would you like to ask Gene Cernan, the last man to step on the Moon in 1972?