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Science Museum

Science Museum
Kensington and Chelsea, London
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    Aizen K.
    "Size, interactivity, exhibition... Just great for kids and adults."(30 Tips)
    Boris 🌐 v.
    "My favorite museum in London, prepare to have your mind blown."(8 Tips)
    Angus H.
    "Launchpad shows are great for the kids!"(8 Tips)
    Phil G.
    "See Listening Post on floor 1, near the lifts."(7 Tips)
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  • Rodrigo F.heart icon on user image
    Rodrigo FreitasSeptember 4, 2017
    Don't miss the Wonderlab, it is fabulous!
  • Gmzinwndrlndheart icon on user image
    GmzinwndrlndJanuary 7, 2016
    We had a fun with 360 🙃🙃🙃
  • Nuno O.
    Nuno OliveiraAugust 19, 2011
    Nice museum! Don't go late, it has much to see and it realy closes at 18:00!!
  • Phil N.heart icon on user image
    Phil NomJune 17, 2015
    So interactive you could spend hours here
  • Nathan J.heart icon on user image
    Nathan JamesOctober 31, 2013
    Take your own picnic. £1.70 for a can!!!
  • Taiani R.heart icon on user image
    Taiani RamosFebruary 14, 2019
    What a such amazing museum. OMG... I’m speachless!
  • Robson S.
    Robson SilvaMay 6, 2012
    You should not loose the interactive physics games on the 3rd floor of the first gallery.
  • Alyson L.heart icon on user image
    Alyson LongNovember 23, 2014
    Don't miss Launchpad on the 3 rd floor for Hands on fun and free science shows.
  • P C.
    P CDecember 29, 2015
    I think it's free. You can spend an entire day here.
  • Anna T.heart icon on user image
    Anna TrifonidouFebruary 11, 2016
    The floor with the real planes is very interesting. Free entrance!
  • Kheart icon on user image
    KMarch 21, 2016
    Love to come here when they have the Lates on!
  • Kat P.
    Kat PondAugust 28, 2011
    Free entry so worth a visit but much has not been kept up to date. Lots of broken exhibits and stuff that doesnt work shame. Basement great for kids age 2 to 6. Food is pricey but there are benches
  • Екатерина
    ЕкатеринаJanuary 26, 2014
    If everyone could leave their children at home that would be great. Museum looks like kindergarten
  • Tim L.heart icon on user image
    Tim LloydJuly 24, 2012
    Check out the Make it in Great Britain exhibition on the first floor: Mclaren F1 racing car, body parts and a jet engine!
  • *iVy D.
    *iVy DelizDecember 5, 2012
    It was an amazing surprise to see the Apollo 10 command module all the way in England!
  • Andy T.
    Andy TopleyMarch 5, 2012
    Bring own food and drink, £1.80 for a can of coke and £6 for a sandwich is crazy
  • Mitchell T.
    Mitchell TelcikNovember 11, 2014
    Great museum! Definitely worth a try!
  • Rachel M.
    Rachel MercerAugust 10, 2014
    Avoid the "Atmosphere" exhibit at all costs. The Exhibit being sponsored by Shell means that they're presenting highly skewed positions on Global Warming.
  • Asen N.
    Asen NachevMarch 21, 2014
    Its great. Free entry and loads of cool things to see
  • Sinem T.
    Sinem TacirOctober 11, 2011
    Energy zone is very interesting and fun! So visit the 2nd floor for sure:)
  • Senite8heart icon on user image
    Senite8April 1, 2018
    Great Museum for kids.
  • Ana R.heart icon on user image
    Ana RatkovicMay 29, 2013
    You can volunteer and participate in the scientific research study thats happening at Live Science programs at the museums first floor, Who am I
  • Ashley W.heart icon on user image
    Ashley WalkerJune 13, 2015
    Went to Science Museum lates. Good fun and drinks.
  • Ivana M.
    Ivana MaksimovićOctober 15, 2016
    Great for kids, but a bit too simple for adults.
  • Priya T.heart icon on user image
    Priya TungrusNovember 13, 2015
    Go on a Friday around 4:30 - it's quiet!
  • Łukasz T.heart icon on user image
    Łukasz TyrałaMarch 29, 2018
    Bag inspection for sharp object, so to Swiss Army knifes nor scissors!
  • Leo D.heart icon on user image
    Leo DW8RApril 10, 2015
    Great museum, lovely exhibitions.
  • Arthur S.heart icon on user image
    Arthur StoyakovJanuary 10, 2019
    Can spend the whole day there, but the cafeteria on the first floor is terrible, to say the least.
  • Sophiaheart icon on user image
    SophiaMay 31, 2016
    I'm not into science but I love it here, so interactive
  • Alan M.
    Alan MortonOctober 27, 2017
    Very cool place to take younger teens too
  • J. I.
    J. I.G.October 30, 2014
    Perfect for science lovers, kids etc.
  • Bogdan G.
    Bogdan GunaAugust 19, 2014
    Interesting and fun. Free entrance!
  • Ionut G.
    Free Entry - Wonderlab interactive free with Pass
  • David S.
    David SayedSeptember 18, 2011
    While they close at 6, they really start kicking you out in no uncertain terms starting at 5.30. I even got kicked out of the shop at 5.45. No tourist £s for you! :-p
  • Lunar H.heart icon on user image
    Lunar HNovember 16, 2019
    Best events of any major London museum
  • João P.heart icon on user image
    João PereiraFebruary 8, 2015
    Fantastic for families.
  • Thor K.heart icon on user image
    Thor K. H.August 26, 2016
    Information Age is a must.
  • David R.
    David RomeJune 29, 2012
    It's free but they put the heavy guilt trip on you when you arrive. Suggesting £20 as a donation to us!
  • Bohyun S.
    Bohyun SuhNovember 24, 2015
    Cute vintage cars
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    SennaJune 4, 2015
    I am a scientist and I discovered myself in this museum😍😍
  • Amit D.
    Amit DhumashFebruary 16, 2013
    Free show on 3rd floor about some structure is for kids only. Beware!!
  • Angus H.heart icon on user image
    Angus HendersonSeptember 4, 2014
    Launchpad shows are great for the kids!
  • Priya T.heart icon on user image
    Priya TungrusJanuary 21, 2017
    New ticketed wonderlab has decreased congestion in what used to be the Launch Pad
  • Alex C.
    Alex ComerfordAugust 28, 2013
    Don't like that they now make you line up to demand a voluntary donation to get in. Remember you can say no.
  • Serg K.heart icon on user image
    Serg KMarch 5, 2017
    Robots are very interesting.
  • Capu F.heart icon on user image
    Capu FDecember 14, 2012
    Always had fun in the shop and discovering new things!
  • Magdaline D.heart icon on user image
    Magdaline DilesMarch 2, 2016
    Lots to see - you won't get through it in a single day.
  • Stacey R.
    Stacey RossOctober 12, 2011
    Has probably the most visually interesting museum cafe I've seen
  • Davi L.
    Davi LemosDecember 28, 2011
    Best Museum in London, try the fantastic 3D Imax Cinema.
  • Tetsuo S.
    Tetsuo ShimaJanuary 28, 2012
    The actual information is aimed at children and people who aren't very scientific, but the activities are fun and good for families.
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