Science Museum

Science Museum

A trip to the Science Museum is suitable for STEM and history, media studies and ICT as well as careers due to the huge range of galleries and exhibitions available at he museum. Explore the many free galleries, from the latest interactive STEM careers gallery, Technicians: The David Sainsbury Gallery to paid experiences such as the latest blockbuster exhibition Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination.

Science Museum

Technicians: The David Sainsbury Gallery – For KS3+
Step into a fascinating world of STEM careers for a peek behind the scenes in our brand new interactive gallery. Experience what it’s like to create visual effects on a blockbuster film set, analyse blood samples in a medical laboratory, operate a robot in a manufacturer’s workshop, fix a fault atop a wind turbine and much more. You can add a visit to your itinerary when booking online. Find out more about the gallery.

Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination – For upper KS2+
This immersive exhibition will take groups on an adventure to explore visions of the future through the science of today. This exciting experience brings together fact and fiction and can support engagement in a number of subjects and topics, from gathering evidence and research in science to storytelling and creative writing for media studies and English literature. Uncover hidden gems including authentic objects from celebrated movies, TV, and books, as well as paintings, artworks, and photography.

3D documentary in IMAX – For KS2+
Experience a 3D documentary in our IMAX theatre, choose from Antarctica (U) where you’ll join Benedict Cumberbatch as he explores the mysterious and wild continent of Antarctica revealing how what happens there affects every single one of us or A Beautiful Planet (U) where you’ll experience life on the International Space Station as you journey into orbit around our home planet.

Power Up–groups
A hands-on gaming experience. For ages 7 upwards (KS2+). For the ultimate STEM engagement trip, bring your group to Power Up and get straight into the action in our hands-on gaming experience. Featuring consoles and video games from the past 50 years, from Pong to Pacman, Minecraft to Mario. There’s something for everyone in your group at Power Up.

Turn It Up: The Power Of Music—groups 
Key Stage Suitability: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4
Explore how music shapes our lives in this landmark interactive exhibition.
Why does music have such a hold over us? What is it about music that drives us to create, perform, feel, and connect with others?

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    Opening Hours

    The museum is open daily from 10.00–18.00 (last entry 17.15). Galleries start to close 30 minutes before the museum closes.


    We offer great group discounts for different groups, including up to 50% off full price tickets to our latest blockbuster exhibition Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination, scientific documentaries in our IMAX cinema with a screen as big as four double decker buses and more. Visit the groups page on our website for further details.


    Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD

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