Science Museum

Science Museum
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD
  • Telephone 0870 870 4868
  • Opening times Daily: 10am–6pm.
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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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There are 4 events at this location

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The Intro Show

Dates: Weekdays only, 24 July – 1 September Times: 13.00–13.30, 15.00–15.30 Location: The Hans Rausing Lecture Theatre, Level 0 Discover the power of steam, help launch a rocket and maybe get a little messy in this fast-paced interactive show. Find out about the history of the Science Museum, the objects it contains and…

Mon 22 Jan


Free / 0870 870 4868

Tue 23 Jan


Free / 0870 870 4868

Wed 24 Jan


Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 8 more dates until 5 Feb

Invented in London at The Science Museum

This tour of the Science Museum's collection focuses on objects invented, and scientific discoveries made in London. Many cutting edge of technologies have been developed in London -  submarine cables that allowed intercontinental communication, dyes that changed the look of the world, penicillin that saved countless…

Wed 31 Jan

Meet Outside

£12 (£9; Family £35) / 0870 870 4868

  • 11:00 – 12:00


Improvised opera.

Wed 31 Jan

Free as part of the Science museum late / 0870 870 4868

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Royal Society: The Man Who Knew Infinity + Panel Discussion

Friday 16 February 2018 IMAX Theatre, 19.30–22.00 (Doors open 19.00) Suitable for ages 12+ Colonial India, 1913. Srinavasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel) is a 25-year-old shipping clerk and self-taught genius who failed out of college due to his near-obsessive, solitary study of mathematics. Determined to pursue his passion…

Fri 16 Feb


Prices to be confirmed / 0870 870 4868

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