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 all day on 10 October. 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 teens thinking about their futures, Engineer Your Future, where…

Sat 18 Nov

3

Free / 0870 870 4868

Sun 19 Nov

3

Free / 0870 870 4868

Mon 20 Nov

3

Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 26 more dates until 16 Dec

India in Space: Moumita Dutta in Conversation (live subtitles)

Wednesday 29 November 2017 IMAX Theatre, 19.30–20.30 (Doors open 19.00) Suitable for ages 18+ As part of Lates: Illuminating India, we are delighted to welcome to the Science Museum Moumita Dutta, Project Manager for the Indian Space Research Organisation’s famed Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter mission. Joining us in person all…

Wed 29 Nov

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Prices to be confirmed / 0870 870 4868

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 20 Nov

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Free / 0870 870 4868

Tue 21 Nov

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Free / 0870 870 4868

Wed 22 Nov

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Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 52 more dates until 5 Feb 2018

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 29 Nov

Meet Outside

£12 (£9; Family £35) / 0870 870 4868

  • 15:00 – 16:00

Nrityagram Dance Ensemble perform Sriyah

Friday 24 and Sunday 26 November 2017 IMAX Theatre, 19.30–21.00 (Doors open 19.00) "The only proper response to dancers this amazing is worship!" The New York Times To celebrate the Illuminating India exhibition, we are delighted to welcome the world-renowned Nrityagram Dance Ensemble to the Science Museum for two very…

Fri 24 Nov

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Prices to be confirmed / 0870 870 4868

Sun 26 Nov

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Prices to be confirmed / 0870 870 4868

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 2018

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Prices to be confirmed / 0870 870 4868

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…

Sat 18 Nov

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Free / 0870 870 4868

Sun 19 Nov

G

Free / 0870 870 4868

Mon 20 Nov

G

Free / 0870 870 4868

…and 55 more dates until 15 Jan 2018

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