Science Museum

Science Museum
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD
  • Telephone 0870 870 4868
  • Opening times Daily: 10am–6pm.
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  • Website www.sciencemuseum.org.uk
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Science Museum

Founded in 1857, the Science Museum houses thousands of objects and interactive displays telling the story of scientific and technological development right up to the present day. The museum's exhibits include Stephenson's Rocket, Charles Babbage's Difference Engine No. 1 and the Apollo 10 command module, as well as whole galleries devoted to subjects such as medicine, telecommunications, space and time. There is also an IMAX cinema showing science films in 3D. With numerous cafes and a picnic area, the museum provides everything you need for a free, fun and informative family day out.

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Engineer Your Future

Engineer Your Future will be closed from 16.00 on 22 May, between 10.00–12.00 on 23 May and between 10.00–14.00 on 13 July Could you shape the world we live in? Find out if you've got the problem-solving, big-thinking, team-working skills to be a globe-trotting engineer of tomorrow. Visit our interactive exhibition for…

Thu 27 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Fri 28 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 130 more dates until 6 Dec

John Dalton FRS

Two hundred and fifty years ago John Dalton - one of the most important names in the history of modern chemistry - was born in Cumbria into a modest Quaker family. He went on to become a teacher at 12, a headmaster at 19 and delivered over 100 papers to the Literary and Philosophical Society in Manchester, of which he was…

Thu 27 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Fri 28 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 64 more dates until 1 Oct

Our Lives in Data

From Monday morning moans to Saturday night selfies, more information about our lives is being captured than ever before. In fact, over 90% of all available human data has been recorded in the last two years and is already being used to transform the world around us. Visit Our Lives in Data to uncover some of the diverse…

Thu 27 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Fri 28 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 34 more dates until 1 Sep

Valentina Tereshkova

On 16 June 1963, 26 year-old Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to go into space. Her mission was a major milestone in space exploration and to this day she remains the only woman to have made a solo space flight. Visit the Exploring Space gallery to discover her achievements and ongoing legacy, revealed through…

Thu 27 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Fri 28 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 40 more dates until 7 Sep

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

On 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme, British forces sustained 57,000 casualties, creating a medical emergency of unprecedented scale and severity. This new exhibition at the Science Museum commemorates the centenary of this momentous battle and the huge medical and human impact of wounding during and…

Thu 27 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Fri 28 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

Sat 29 Jul

Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 159 more dates until 5 Jan 2018

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