The Science Museum in London is an exciting, informational museum for kids of all ages. The Science Museum is free, but there are charges for the IMAX 3D Cinema, some of the special exhibitions, and the simulators.
Things to do in the Science Museum:
• The IMAX cinema is available for a charge where you can watch fascinating science films, all in 3D:
Born to be Wild
Fly Me to the Moon
• The Energy Show is a live presentation of dangerous, exciting science activities.
Gadgets and chemicals will blow up
Methane bubbles make fireballs
Hydrogen balloons will explode
Rockets set on fire right into the audience!
• Kraftwerk treats you to evenings of music, technology, culture, and presentations.
Kraftwerk Uncovered - A Future Past
• LATES! An evening for adults held on the last Wednesday of each month. Lates shows cover issues such as sex, climate change, and even alcohol. There is a pub quiz, Punk Science comedy shows, and a silent disco. DJ’s and bars are located on three floors of the museum.
• Stop in for a visit inside CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. It is the largest scientific experiment related to particle physics. Get behind the scenes accounts of the Higgs boson, detector caverns, and subatomic world to help understand the universe. You will be able to meet engineers and see history being made. Amazing!
There are a variety of ticket options available:
Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 0870 870 4868. If telephoning for tickets, there is a booking fee. You can also purchase tickets at any sales desk at the Science Museum with no booking fee.
• The Explorer ticket includes your choice of one IMAX film, Legend of Apollo 4D Cinema, Red Arrows 3D Fly 360, a guidebook, and a donation.
• Each ticket is available individually if you prefer:
Legend of Apollo
Red Arrows 3D
There is a cloakroom available as needed.
• coats, jackets, umbrellas, prams/buggies (folded) £1.00 each
• small bags £2.00 each
• suitcases, unfolded prams/buggies
Many interesting Cafes are available:
• Energy Cafe
Serves hot and cold dishes
• Deep Blue is a restaurant which prepares all meals on the premises
• Shake Bar
hot and cold drinks.
• Dana Café
freshly baked cakes and muffins
• Media Space Café serves a variety of hot and cold food
The Science Museum shop was updated in 2013. Find exciting gifts and activities:
• Gizmos and gadgets
• And much more for every age…
Donations to the Science Museum are accepted.
Hours of operation:
10.00 to 18.00 (last entry 17.15)
Open every day except 24 to 26 December