A Jewish religious sect that cannot travel on the London Underground because of something inside the Science Museum has had its application for a religious fudge that would solve the problem rejected
About Science MuseumOne of the great Victorian era museums devoted to the history of industry and sciences.
Lots of themed galleries ranging from the early days of the industrial revolution right up to the space age and computing.
Expect lots of large original artifacts, huge steam engines, rocket engines, cars and right in the roof, a vast collection of aircraft.
The museum is free to visit and most of the galleries are also free, with charges for some exhibitions or more interactive displays.
Prices last checked June 2023.Link to Science Museum's website
The museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm (last entry 5:15pm).
Galleries start to close 30 minutes before the museum closes.
There is also a monthly late opening for adults only typically a late Thursday in the month.
Opening hours last checked June 2023.
The majority of lifts in the museum are wheelchair accessible, have audio announcements and Braille labelling on the buttons.
Accessible toilets are available on all levels of the museum and on all levels of the Wellcome Wing.
The full accessible details are here.
Exhibitions open at the moment
This exhibition explores the worldwide effort to develop vaccines at pandemic speed.
10am to 6pm
Ends on Sun 7th January 2024
Explore how music shapes our lives in this interactive exhibition.
10am to 6pm
Ends on Mon 6th May 2024
Exhibitions opening soon
Turn back the hands of time and discover a beautiful exhibition of mechanical marvels.
Open from Thu 1st February 2024 to Sun 2nd June 2024
Frequently asked questions
What's the nearest railway station to Science Museum
The nearest station is South Kensington Tube Station which is 0.2 miles away.