Entry to the Museum is free. Donations welcome.
A ticket is required for some of our events, activities, galleries and special exhibitions.
Open daily: 10.00–18.00 (last entry 17.15).
Galleries start to close 30 minutes before the Museum closes.
Friday 30 March – Sunday 15 April 2018: Open 10:00–18.30 (last entry 17.15).
Galleries start to close from 17.45. The Museum Shop will remain open until 18.30.
Closed: 24–26 December
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD
The Transport for London website can help you plan your journey by public transport.
Museum floor plan
Find out on which level all our object galleries, special exhibitions, interactive galleries, IMAX Theatre, simulators, cafés and other facilities can be found.
There are toilets (including accessible) and baby changing facilites on every level.
Museum staff are on hand to offer assistance and can also provide help with the lifts for groups of visitors.
The Science Museum shop is bursting with exciting experiments, adult lifestyle gadgets, tech gizmos and much more.
You’ll find the perfect gift for every age, stage and pocket, from the budding scientist to the gadget-loving chef and everyone in between.