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The Science Museum is open. Book your free tickets now. Education groups can request a visit here.

Visit

The Science Museum is now open. If you would like to visit this summer, please pre-book a free ticket in advance

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. 

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

Opening times

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 summer holidays run from Wednesday 21 July until Sunday 5 September 2021.

Galleries start to close 30 minutes before the museum closes. 

Closures and holidays

Getting here

Science Museum
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD

The Transport for London website can help you plan your journey by public transport.

Directions

School visits

Find out about school sessions and planning an educational visit to the Science Museum.

Accessibility

Museum staff are on hand to offer assistance and can also provide help with the lifts for groups of visitors.

Read more about access and facilities at the Museum

Visit guidelines

Restrictions

  • 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.

 

Part of the Science Museum Group