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Book your free tickets to explore our incredible galleries and exhibitions this winter. 

Our museum tells the stories of the extraordinary human achievement and technological advances that have helped humanity overcome challenges throughout history. From Helen Sharman’s iconic space suit to Amy Johnson’s marvellous Gipsy Moth aeroplane, these incredible stories help ignite curiosity, encourage scientific endeavour and spark the imagination. 

Opening times: 

During school holidays the museum is open 10.00–18.00, seven days a week. The Christmas holidays run from 18 December 2021 – 5 January 2022.

During term time, the museum is open Wednesday–Sunday, 10.00–18.00 (last entry 17.15).   

Galleries start to close 30 minutes before the museum closes.  

If you have any further questions, please see our re-opening FAQs page or you can contact us.

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Part of the Science Museum Group