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Science Museum

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)
    Ben L.
    "Definitely check out the Listening Post on Floor 1."(7 Tips)
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  • 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
  • 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.
  • Jacques R.heart icon on user image
    Jacques ReynekeOctober 21, 2015
    Great exhibition !
  • 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.
  • Davi L.
    Davi LemosDecember 28, 2011
    Best Museum in London, try the fantastic 3D Imax Cinema.
  • Amit D.
    Amit DhumashFebruary 16, 2013
    Free show on 3rd floor about some structure is for kids only. Beware!!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • evereverse L.
    Very interseting ex in on alchemy
  • georgi j.heart icon on user image
    georgi jordNovember 19, 2012
    top floor, 360 simulator, great fun for 12GBP
  • Harkable
    HarkableFebruary 24, 2012
    In 2011 89% of visitors said they learnt something new during their visit - no pressure then...
  • Önder B.
    Önder BingölNovember 9, 2014
    Foucoult pendulum is my favourite item.
  • Sarah P.
    Sarah PospiechMarch 20, 2011
    Lift system is bloody confusing! Great for under 5's in the basement
  • Nick S.
    Nick SuyAugust 7, 2014
    Great! And ofcourse free
  • Andrea S.
    Andrea Samper VillegasAugust 24, 2012
    Best raspberry & white choc. Muffin ever!
  • Max G.heart icon on user image
    Max GlaisherJune 5, 2019
    Lots of science and history
  • T N.heart icon on user image
    T NNovember 27, 2014
    Late nights, exhibitions, shake bar
  • 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!
  • Angus H.heart icon on user image
    Angus HendersonSeptember 4, 2014
    Launchpad shows are great for the kids!
  • Ikmal N.
    Ikmal NordinMarch 11, 2012
    if you'd like to go on any of the paid exhibitions, go on the fly 360 capsule.
  • Gina L.
    Gina LipovicsAugust 10, 2014
    The shop is amazing!
  • Robson S.
    Robson SilvaMay 6, 2012
    Interactive science games in the very back gallery, 3rd floor.
  • Karl S.
    Karl SmithApril 5, 2013
    Be weary if buying items that are being demonstrated as they never work how they show them to!
  • Endre F.heart icon on user image
    Endre FejesDecember 16, 2015
    Nicely organised museum
  • Thomas T.
    Thomas ThemelFebruary 5, 2012
    Don't miss Charles Babbage's preserved brain on the second floor!
  • Evelyn J.heart icon on user image
    Evelyn J.December 10, 2014
    For free... And definitely a must-see.
  • giuls d.heart icon on user image
    giuls delozDecember 29, 2015
    The exhibitions
  • Ezgi E.heart icon on user image
    Ezgi ErdemApril 1, 2017
    You should go there asap.
  • Calvin R.heart icon on user image
    Calvin RobinsonJuly 15, 2016
    Great for kids.
  • Jon C.
    Jon CrossickAugust 29, 2011
    The pattern pod also good for kids. Grnd floor
  • Stanislav D.
    Stanislav DimitrovJanuary 26, 2020
    Umm, should I be thrown rocks at if I say it's overrated?
  • p d.
    p dubyaFebruary 22, 2011
    If possible try and eat after or before the lunch time rush!
  • Bianca N.heart icon on user image
    Bianca NgAugust 28, 2016
    So informative and fun!!
  • Sophiaheart icon on user image
    SophiaAugust 11, 2015
    it's just fun pressing buttons here!
  • Mia M.heart icon on user image
    Mia MiabeeJanuary 5, 2016
    The best museum!!
  • Alberto S.heart icon on user image
    Alberto SimonDecember 5, 2017
    Kids love it :)
  • 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!
  • Ovidiuheart icon on user image
    OvidiuJanuary 3, 2014
    Very nice. Worth it!
  • Pete
    PeteJanuary 19, 2013
    Some great shows for kids in the Launchpad area on 3rd floor.
  • Jonno S.
    Jonno SouthamFebruary 1, 2014
    Don't bother coming on a Saturday. Its packed and your child will only be disappointed when they don't get in to the attractions.
  • Roy H.heart icon on user image
    Roy HocknullMarch 4, 2016
    So many floors and exhibitions
  • Sarah A.heart icon on user image
    Sarah AllesAugust 26, 2014
    Interesting, but I guess more fun for children.
  • 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
  • Artur F.
    Artur FApril 18, 2014
    Not worth a visit, most of the exhibits are videos. The shop is great though!
  • Philip R.heart icon on user image
    Philip RijkersFebruary 9, 2018
    Interactive gallery
  • Or-Tal K.
    Or-Tal KiriatiSeptember 19, 2013
    Don't bother with this museum. Only positive is they have wifi
  • margherita f.
    margherita ferrandiniSeptember 5, 2013
    Amazing !!
  • Jon T.heart icon on user image
    Jon TootillAugust 18, 2015
    Children's area in the basement
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