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Science Museum

Science Museum
Kensington and Chelsea, London
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    Has a stamp of approval from Time Out London and New York Habitat
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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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  • Wulf T.heart icon on user image
    Wulf ThannhaeuserSeptember 17, 2014
    One of the best museums in London!
  • Bartek O.heart icon on user image
    Bartek OlejnikJuly 21, 2015
    It is a very interesting place.
  • Nail V.
    Nail ValiyevMarch 21, 2012
    Highly recommended. Great museum, my favourite
  • Puneet V.
    Puneet VOctober 8, 2011
    If ur looking for some laid back fun, defo the place to come
  • Harkable
    HarkableFebruary 24, 2012
    In 2011 89% of visitors said they learnt something new during their visit - no pressure then...
  • Sarah .heart icon on user image
    Sarah 🍪 FinautFebruary 21, 2020
    Always a nice exhibition to see
  • Jacques R.heart icon on user image
    Jacques ReynekeOctober 21, 2015
    Great exhibition !
  • Robson S.
    Robson SilvaMay 6, 2012
    Interactive science games in the very back gallery, 3rd floor.
  • Peter S.heart icon on user image
    Peter StevensFebruary 10, 2015
    Some good exhibits. Love the aeroplanes
  • Lasse R.
    Lasse RybergJanuary 11, 2014
    The "only in London" exhibition is worth checking out.
  • Łukasz T.heart icon on user image
    Łukasz TyrałaMarch 29, 2018
    The layout is not very intuitive, so pick a free map at the entrance.
  • Önder B.
    Önder BingölNovember 9, 2014
    Foucoult pendulum is my favourite item.
  • Andrea S.
    Andrea Samper VillegasAugust 24, 2012
    Best raspberry & white choc. Muffin ever!
  • evereverse L.
    Very interseting ex in on alchemy
  • Sarah P.
    Sarah PospiechMarch 20, 2011
    Lift system is bloody confusing! Great for under 5's in the basement
  • georgi j.heart icon on user image
    georgi jordNovember 19, 2012
    top floor, 360 simulator, great fun for 12GBP
  • Ryan W.
    Ryan WilliamsMarch 30, 2012
    A must do for any trip to London. Always something cool & interesting going on.
  • Nick S.
    Nick SuyAugust 7, 2014
    Great! And ofcourse free
  • Kate A.
    Kate Arkless GrayApril 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    They're got an Apollo capsule (10) its BEEN ROUND THE MOON. Not in space gallery, but DO find it further on.
  • Ikmal N.
    Ikmal NordinMarch 11, 2012
    if you'd like to go on any of the paid exhibitions, go on the fly 360 capsule.
  • T N.heart icon on user image
    T NNovember 27, 2014
    Late nights, exhibitions, shake bar
  • Gina L.
    Gina LipovicsAugust 10, 2014
    The shop is amazing!
  • Thomas T.
    Thomas ThemelFebruary 5, 2012
    Don't miss Charles Babbage's preserved brain on the second floor!
  • Dennis J.
    Dennis JamesMay 20, 2013
    If you run out of things to do in London you might check it out.
  • PaePae N.heart icon on user image
    PaePae NuanphanApril 16, 2018
    Interesting stuff here!
  • Karl S.
    Karl SmithApril 5, 2013
    Be weary if buying items that are being demonstrated as they never work how they show them to!
  • giuls d.heart icon on user image
    giuls delozDecember 29, 2015
    The exhibitions
  • Jon C.
    Jon CrossickAugust 29, 2011
    The pattern pod also good for kids. Grnd floor
  • p d.
    p dubyaFebruary 22, 2011
    If possible try and eat after or before the lunch time rush!
  • Max G.heart icon on user image
    Max GlaisherJune 5, 2019
    Lots of science and history
  • Ezgi E.heart icon on user image
    Ezgi ErdemApril 1, 2017
    You should go there asap.
  • Endre F.heart icon on user image
    Endre FejesDecember 16, 2015
    Nicely organised museum
  • Pete
    PeteJanuary 19, 2013
    Some great shows for kids in the Launchpad area on 3rd floor.
  • Shiva Kumar N.
    Shiva Kumar NaspuriJuly 14, 2010
    Go to the Lates - a night of free adults-only entertainment, which happen last Wednesday of every month. Read more
  • Evelyn J.heart icon on user image
    Evelyn J.December 10, 2014
    For free... And definitely a must-see.
  • Calvin R.heart icon on user image
    Calvin RobinsonJuly 15, 2016
    Great for kids.
  • Bianca N.heart icon on user image
    Bianca NgAugust 28, 2016
    So informative and fun!!
  • Rob M.
    Rob MosleyMarch 3, 2011
    Launchpad rocks, for both kids and big kids. Also check out Lates, last Wednesday of each month... Science and booze!
  • Sophiaheart icon on user image
    SophiaAugust 11, 2015
    it's just fun pressing buttons here!
  • Gigi A.
    Gigi AgiusJanuary 3, 2013
    There is free wifi provided by the museum
  • Mia M.heart icon on user image
    Mia MiabeeJanuary 5, 2016
    The best museum!!
  • Artur F.
    Artur FApril 18, 2014
    Not worth a visit, most of the exhibits are videos. The shop is great though!
  • Ovidiuheart icon on user image
    OvidiuJanuary 3, 2014
    Very nice. Worth it!
  • Alberto S.heart icon on user image
    Alberto SimonDecember 5, 2017
    Kids love it :)
  • Stanislav D.
    Stanislav DimitrovJanuary 26, 2020
    Umm, should I be thrown rocks at if I say it's overrated?
  • Roy H.heart icon on user image
    Roy HocknullMarch 4, 2016
    So many floors and exhibitions
  • Ivan C.
    Ivan ChernyshovMay 13, 2011
    A great place to spend a whole day.
  • Sarah A.heart icon on user image
    Sarah AllesAugust 26, 2014
    Interesting, but I guess more fun for children.
  • margherita f.
    margherita ferrandiniSeptember 5, 2013
    Amazing !!
  • Manic M.heart icon on user image
    Manic MynaApril 29, 2013
    lots of faked exhibits - fake lunar lander, early steam engines have no internals, apparently 1950s valve based computers use microsoft mice
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