The Science Museum is now open. If you would like to visit, please pre-book a free ticket.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Children 13 to 16 must provide parents' or guardians' contact details in line with the NHS Test and Trace.
During term time the museum is open Wednesday–Sunday, 10.00–18.00 (last entry 17.15).
During school holidays the museum is open Monday–Sunday, 10.00–18.00 (last entry 17.15).
The Christmas holidays run from 18 December 2021 – 5 January 2022. (The museum will be closed on 24 December, 25 December and 26 December 2021.)
Galleries start to close 30 minutes before the museum closes.
Closures and holidays
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD
The Transport for London website can help you plan your journey by public transport.
Find out about school sessions and planning an educational visit to the Science Museum.
Museum staff are on hand to offer assistance and can also provide help with the lifts for groups of visitors.
- Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Children 13 to 16 must provide parents' or guardians' contact details in line with the Government's Test and Trace initiative. Other age restrictions may apply for particular experiences in the museum.
- Some exhibits in Wonderlab: The Equinor Gallery use magnets that may affect pacemakers or other medical devices. Warning signs are displayed next to these exhibits.
For more information about this or any other accessibility needs please contact the museum on +44 (0)33 0058 0058.