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Stephen Hawking’s office coming to the Science Museum
Stephen Hawking’s office coming to the Science Museum

Stephen Hawking’s office coming to the Science Museum

The contents of Professor Stephen Hawking’s office when he worked in Cambridge are to go on display at the Science Museum.

May
27
2021
Science Museum reopening with Climate Change exhibition
Science Museum reopening with Climate Change exhibition

Science Museum reopening with Climate Change exhibition

The Science Museum will reopen its doors following the lockdown with an exhibition that looks at how mankind could remove CO2 from the atmosphere to mitigate climate change.

Apr
16
2021
The Science Museum is to become a Covid vaccination centre
The Science Museum is to become a Covid vaccination centre

The Science Museum is to become a Covid vaccination centre

The Science Museum in South Kensington is being drafted in to support science's fight against the Covid virus, as it's to become a mass vaccination hub for the local area.

Jan
22
2021
See things never seen before at the Science Museum
See things never seen before at the Science Museum

See things never seen before at the Science Museum

Would you like to see something that no one (outside the Museum) has ever seen before?

Jan
19
2021
The Science Museum’s new laser powered IMAX cinema
The Science Museum’s new laser powered IMAX cinema

The Science Museum’s new laser powered IMAX cinema

Some 20 years after the Science Museum opened its IMAX cinema, they've revamped it with the newest in projector technology.

Dec
17
2020
Tickets Alert: Late night opening at the Science Museum
Tickets Alert: Late night opening at the Science Museum

Tickets Alert: Late night opening at the Science Museum

Tickets have been released for the Science Museum's adults-only late-night opening taking place on Wednesday 14th October.

Oct
01
2020
Kensington’s big three museums announce their reopening dates
Kensington’s big three museums announce their reopening dates

Kensington’s big three museums announce their reopening dates

The big three - the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, and the V&A Museum have all announced the dates they will reopen following the lockdown.

Jul
14
2020
New medicine gallery opens at the Science Museum
New medicine gallery opens at the Science Museum

New medicine gallery opens at the Science Museum

A huge new exhibition - taking over two-thirds of an entire floor at the Science Museum has opened, all about the history of medicine.

Jan
08
2020
The Science Museum’s “tube map” of the Solar System
The Science Museum’s “tube map” of the Solar System

The Science Museum’s “tube map” of the Solar System

Spotted this in the Science Museum the other day - a range of goods for sale with a map of the Solar System which will look very familiar to London Underground fans.

Jan
02
2020
See a Mercury mission spacecraft in the Science Museum
See a Mercury mission spacecraft in the Science Museum

See a Mercury mission spacecraft in the Science Museum

Sitting near the back of the Science Museum is a full-size model of a spacecraft that's currently on a journey to Mercury.

Nov
13
2019
London’s Science City at the Science Museum
London’s Science City at the Science Museum

London’s Science City at the Science Museum

There's a new gallery at the Science Museum that shows off an awful lot of wood, brass and books.

Oct
30
2019
Rare watch goes on display in the Science Museum
Rare watch goes on display in the Science Museum

Rare watch goes on display in the Science Museum

An intricate British-made watch which sold in 2017 for £3.2 million has gone on display in the Science Museum for the next few years.

Aug
05
2019
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?

Driverless: Who is in control?

Self driving cars may seem like a modern invention, but they're much older than you might realise.

Jul
18
2019
See spies and spooks at the Science Museum
See spies and spooks at the Science Museum

See spies and spooks at the Science Museum

A new exhibition that is less James Bond and more Q looks at the history of how British spies kept their secrets safe from enemies.

Jul
11
2019
Tickets Alert: The Clangers on IMAX, introduced by Sir Michael Palin
Tickets Alert: The Clangers on IMAX, introduced by Sir Michael Palin

Tickets Alert: The Clangers on IMAX, introduced by Sir Michael Palin

The Science Museum is celebrating the anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission with a special screening of The Clangers - in its huge IMAX cinema.

Jul
01
2019
Tickets Alert: Apollo 11 documentary with Q&A
Tickets Alert: Apollo 11 documentary with Q&A

Tickets Alert: Apollo 11 documentary with Q&A

Experience the Apollo 11 mission on one of the biggest cinema screens in Europe - the Science Museum's IMAX, followed by a Q&A with British astronaut Helen Sharman and legendary science broadcaster James Burke.

May
27
2019

A celebration of chemistry in South Kensington

To celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table of the Elements in 2019, there is to be a celebration of chemistry starting next month.

Feb
03
2019
Tickets Alert: Vintage computer games at the Science Museum
Tickets Alert: Vintage computer games at the Science Museum

Tickets Alert: Vintage computer games at the Science Museum

This Easter, the Science Museum is again giving over an entire hall to vintage computer games.

Jan
07
2019
Win tickets to an IMAX screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Win tickets to an IMAX screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Win tickets to an IMAX screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Science Museum is offering IanVisits readers two pairs of tickets to their IMAX screenings of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey", to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Kubrick’s groundbreaking 1968 epic.

Oct
22
2018
Sir Quentin Blake draws scientists for the Science Museum
Sir Quentin Blake draws scientists for the Science Museum

Sir Quentin Blake draws scientists for the Science Museum

A large room at the top of the Science Museum, normally filled with schoolchildren has also gained a huge new mural by the illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake.

Oct
20
2018
The Sun blazes into the Science Museum’s new blockbuster exhibition
The Sun blazes into the Science Museum’s new blockbuster exhibition

The Sun blazes into the Science Museum’s new blockbuster exhibition

From ancient Bronze Age worship to spacecraft still to be launched, the Science Museum's newest blockbuster exhibition looks at the source of all life on earth... the Sun.

Oct
04
2018
The last Tsar, the death of the Romanovs at the Science Museum
The last Tsar, the death of the Romanovs at the Science Museum

The last Tsar, the death of the Romanovs at the Science Museum

At a time when news about Russia is synonymous with assassination and murder, the Science Museum looks back 100 years to another dark and notorious assassination.

Sep
23
2018
The Science Museum has a room full of old washing machines and televisions
The Science Museum has a room full of old washing machines and televisions

The Science Museum has a room full of old washing machines and televisions

In the basement of the Science Museum is a gallery that's all too easy to miss, and yet is full of domestic wonders.

Aug
05
2018
Play with the Science Museum’s new random science image generator
Play with the Science Museum’s new random science image generator

Play with the Science Museum’s new random science image generator

The Science Museum has added a little playful twist to their image archive with a random image generator.

Jul
18
2018