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Science Night is a special overnight event for 7–11-year-olds, featuring exciting hands-on workshops, science shows, and a sleepover at the Science Museum among the amazing exhibits—all followed by a tasty breakfast and a breathtaking film in our IMAX theatre.

Who can attend?

Science Night is for families, birthday parties, schools, Cubs and Brownie groups. 

We cater for up to 460 campers on each Night, so there will be many other groups enjoying the event.

We also run one Science Night a year exclusively for Brownie groups.

When is Science Night?

Upcoming Science Nights take place on the following dates:

  • Friday 2 February 2018
  • Friday 9 March 2018
  • Friday 13 April 2018
  • Friday 11th May 2018
  • Friday 1 June 2018
  • Friday 6 July 2018
  • Friday 7 September 2018
  • Saturday 6 October 2018
  • Saturday 1 December 2018

Bookings are currently open.

How much does it cost?

The cost of Science Night is £60 per person. The price reflects our costs for delivering this fantastic event.

How do I book?

Call 020 7942 4777 between 08.45–16.30 Monday to Wednesday and 08.45–15.15 Thursday and Friday. Hours may vary during school holidays.

We will ask you to pay at the time of booking, so please have your debit or credit card to hand when you call.

Bookings are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. We are unable to take provisional bookings—please make sure you have everything in place when you call us to book. We're sorry but we don't operate a waiting list.

Please don't promise children that they will be attending a Science Night until we have confirmed your booking.

What else do I need to know?