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Power Up–groups

A hands-on gaming experience. For ages 7 upwards (KS2+).

For the ultimate STEM engagement trip, bring your group to Power Up and get straight into the action in our hands-on gaming experience. Featuring consoles and video games from the past 50 years, from Pong to Pacman, Minecraft to Mario. There’s something for everyone in your group at Power Up.  

Challenge problem-solving skills, encourage collaboration with multiplayer showdowns, and sharpen critical thinking and reasoning in a fun and relaxed environment.  

Put your group’s gaming skills to the test after exploring our galleries highlighting incredible technological and scientific phenomenon, including Information Age and Technicians: The David Sainsbury Gallery

Our booking terms apply.


Ticket Information

Organised groups receive heavily discounted tickets for Power Up.

  • Term time: £5.50 
  • Weekends and holidays: £7.50 

Advisory notice:  Power Up uses bright and moving lights, and has noise from game play. 


Is Power Up permanent? 

Power Up is a permanent gallery at the Science Museum.

Is Power Up suitable for KS1? 

Power Up is not recommended for KS1 groups.