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World Space Week

Join us from Thursday 4 to Wednesday 10 October and help us celebrate World Space Week—the largest annual space event on Earth.

What's on

The Sun: Living With Our Star

Solar flare

When: From 6 October
Where:  Level 1
Price: Tickets start at £15

Spectacular interactive experiences, unique artefacts and stunning imagery shed fresh light on humanity's relationship with our closest star in the Science Museum's latest exhibition.

Find out more about The Sun: Living With Our Star

Exploring Space

Helen Sharman's space suit

When: Open daily
Where:  Level 0
Price: Free

From rockets to satellites, probes to landers, this gallery showcases some out-of-this world objects.

You’ll be able to see a full-sized replica of Eagle—the lander that took astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin to the Moon in 1969. Then discover how we are able to live in space—to breathe, eat, drink and go to the toilet. 

Find out more about Exploring Space