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Opening times

When open, the museum's opening hours are 10.00–18.00 (last entry 17.15).  
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.


School visits

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.

Read more about access and facilities at the Museum

Visit guidelines


  • 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