The Science Museum

  • Astonishing Science. Spectacular Museum.
    Welcome to the Science Museum.
  • Half term
    Half term events and activities from Monday 27 May to Sunday 2 June
  • Pain Less
    Find out how science is shaping the future of pain relief.
  • Celebrating a British pioneer
    Alan Turing's life and legacy.
  • Web Lab
    See the extraordinary workings of the internet brought to life.

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Open every day except 24 to 26 December
10.00 to 18.00 (last entry 17.15)

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Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD

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Red Arrows 3D

Red Arrows 3D

Discover the thrill of flying with the RAF Red Arrows

Educators

Teacher resources

Teacher resources

Plan your group's next trip to the Science Museum or find engaging activities to use in the classroom.

Online

An Oral History of the Science Museum Group, 1973-2000

An Oral History of the Science Museum Group, 1973-2000

A series of interviews capturing life at the Museum during one of its biggest periods of change.

IMAX

Sea Rex 3D

Sea Rex 3D

Explore an amazing underwater universe and the creatures that ruled the seas before dinosaurs conquered the earth.

New Update

Collider: Step Inside the World’s Greatest Experiment

Tickets now available to book for this major new exhibition. Opens November 2013

Online

Science News Now

Science News Now

Think, talk, share: get the latest science news from the Antenna team.

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Planet Science

Planet Science

Wonder at the movements of the clouds, currents and passing seasons and see an astronaut’s perspective of climate change.

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Beauty in the making

Beauty in the making

Ideal gifts for the scientifically minded, designed by Inventor in Residence Mark Champkins.

Online

Brought to Life

Brought to Life

The ultimate educational resource: see thousands of intriguing and fascinating objects on our History of Medicine website.

Game

Ouch

Wage war on pain with Ouch, the new game from the Science Museum. Can you survive the onslaught?