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Science Museum

Michael Faraday – school info

This lively encounter is great for supporting school work about electricity and magnetism, famous scientists and working scientifically. Recommended for students aged 7 to 16.

Michael Faraday drama character with two children

Fridges, computers and mobile phones are just a few everyday gadgets made possible thanks to Michael Faraday.

Mr Faraday will take you back to the days when electricity was just a scientific wonder. He'll show you his cutting-edge experiments that transformed electricity and magnetism into something a little more practical.

The session will be tailored to the age of your students and includes plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

Our booking terms for educational groups apply to this event. If you're a general visitor, please see the main event page.

Scheduled dates

The date list above does not show current availability of places: please contact us before booking by calling 020 7942 4777 or emailing