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Science Museum

Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD

Transport: Tube: South Kensington

Website: www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

Times: From Aug 19, Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, last adm 5.15pm, closed Dec 24-26

Price: free, additional charges for special exhibitions, IMAX 3D cinema and simulators

Start Date: Wed 19th August 2020

End Date: Thu 31st December 2020


Six floors of interactive, hands-on exhibits, fascinating facts and more than 12,000 objects.

Six floors of interactive, hands-on exhibits, fascinating facts and more than 12,000 objects charting technology throughout the centuries, including Stephenson's original Rocket locomotive and the Apollo 10 command module that took three astronauts around the moon in 1969. Further special events for younger members of the family are organised during school holidays.

The most perplexing laws of physics are brought vividly to life at the Science Museum. Founded in 1857 with objects shown at the Great Exhibition held in the Crystal Palace, the building comprises six floors of interactive, hands-on exhibits. More than 12,000 objects are on public display including Stephenson's original Rocket locomotive and the Apollo 10 command module that took three astronauts around the moon in 1969.

The Science Museum was founded in 1857 as part of the South Kensington Museum, and gained independence in 1909. Today the Museum is world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries and inspirational exhibitions