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Science Museum

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Welcoming over 3 million visitors a year, the Science Museum aims to make sense of the science that shapes our lives, inspiring visitors with iconic objects, award-winning exhibitions and incredible stories of scientific achievement. As the home of...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, England
South Kensington
+44 20 7942 4000
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been going to the science museum in town for years - on this occasion I took my 8 year old son for the afternoon. Free entry; although £5 donation recommend - very fair given the amount of time you can spend inside. We...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Never been interested in science but on a day off I decided to be a tourist in the city I live. This museum is amazing, I loved the section on the 3rd floor which was very interactive. Little tip: avoid going in the morning during...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been to this museum for 4 hrs but it’s not enough. Please collect the information leaflet from counter at level 0 which tells you about conducted tours happens typically every hour for each gallery in each level. I did for aviation tour 40 mins tour...More

Thank Abhishek S
Reviewed 2 days ago

it is located next to the Royal albert Hall. this is an old and a very big museum. admision is free and you can spend the whole day admiring all the different aspects of science. the have cafes inside. good for the family.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A fun free day out! You can donate some money on entry if you wish but you don’t have to. Lots of things to see and do while you are in there. Would recommend a visit!

Thank Flobbb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not far from South Kensington tube is the science museum. Free entry albeit you are encouraged to make a donation and loads to see. Probably take a good 2 hours maybe more but great exhibits. iMax was closed so can’t comment. Plenty of bathrooms and...More

Thank Dolphduncan
Reviewed 6 days ago

My last visit here was about 30 years ago. Forget dusty, boring museums. Ok we paid to visit The Wonderlab but 3 adults, a 5 year old and an even younger toddler spent nearly 3 hours on a damp Sunday enjoying a fantastic time.. no...More

Thank Sian248
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great time looking around the science musuem. Lots of fun and interactive things to do and see.

Thank mel h
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited yesterday with family, navigation around the museum was shocking.... map was useless. Lifts broken and badly sign posted had to carry a heavy buggy up stairs on numerous occasions. The once was free interactive area is now a payed for area which is extremely...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent exhibition that we came across by chance. Fascinating story line as to how DNA was used to identify remains. Well worth a visit in its own right.

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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9 October 2018|
Response from Reljo | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend NHM first and during Weekdays as it can be more crowded. Also check all Entryways at NHM as while some have ques others have not or considerably less.
2 October 2018|
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Response from Graham S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous responses call first.
10 August 2018|
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Response from GGFC54 | Reviewed this property |
Adults would definitely enjoy this fine museum