The Science Museum

  • Churchill's Scientists
    Discover the little known story of Churchill's fascination with science
  • Drawn by Light
    Discover the stories behind the world's most famous photographers and their works
  • Engineer Your Future
    Find out if you’ve got the skills to be a globe-trotting engineer of tomorrow
  • Information Age
    Celebrate over 200 years of communication and information technology in our new gallery
  • Make Life Worth Living
    Uncover the harsh realities of poor housing in sixties Britain through this powerful and moving collection of photographs
  • Unlocking Lovelock
    Delve into the archives of James Lovelock in our free exhibition

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10.00 to 18.00, last entry 17.15
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Information Age in animation

Information Age in animation

Watch our animated shorts on world changing events from the Information Age

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IMAX Theatre

IMAX Theatre

See stunning science films in 3D at our massive IMAX Theatre

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Brought to Life

Brought to Life

Discover thousands of fascinating and intriguing objects on our History of Medicine website

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Eating and drinking

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Science Museum Group Journal

Science Museum Group Journal

Explore our free, peer-reviewed journal featuring original research from our own and international scholars

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Coming soon

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