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The Science Museum is open from Thursday 3 December. 

If you would like to visit in December, please pre-book a free ticket in advance. 

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

 

Opening times

Open Wednesday–Sunday, 10.00–18.00 (last entry 17.15).
During school holidays the museum is open seven days a week. Over Christmas this will be from Wednesday 16 December – Sunday 10 January inclusive. The museum is closed on 24, 25 and 26 December. Galleries start to close 30 minutes before the museum closes.

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.

Our top priority is the health and safety of our visitors. In line with official advice, the museum is open and our activities are running as advertised as we continue to closely monitor the situation with coronavirus. 

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.

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)800 047 8124.