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Science Museum

Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, England
+44 20 7942 4000
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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 human ingenuity, the Science Museum’s world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical achievements from across the globe.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, England
South Kensington
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"red arrows"
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"imax cinema"
in 127 reviews
"launch pad"
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"all ages"
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"flight simulator"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"natural history"
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"kids and adults"
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"rainy day"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Attended the SC for a product launch. Great venue. Great location. All staff friendly. Good service, rooms and imax was great The only things I'd improve are: 1. No air in basement private area. Hot and humid 2. Canopes after event were sad and pothetic...More

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good day, very interesting, something for everybody and it’s free. You need at least four hours. Food is good value. Facilities are clean.

Thank Glen H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lot of awesome stuff. We were a bit disappointed because a lot of the rooms only had elementary-school-level interactive games. It was also very crowded despite we visited on a weekday early afternoon.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pros: - A lot of things (I'm a scientist so this is bound to be a bit biased). - It's totally and utterly free! (Although please donate if possible). - Café, shakes and snack bar on site. - Plenty of toilets. - Drinking fountain. Cons:...More

Thank steve_d_fb
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Once again another good visit I love looking at all the displays. Once again be careful it can get very busy. The only thing I will say is maybe some bits need updating we are in 2018 not 2000!!

Thank michelf28
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Interesting exhibitions, lots of interactive ones as well for young and old. Not at all crowded on a late Tuesday morning, cafes are also not busy. Start your way from the top floor and work yourself down if you have limited time. Otherwise, just go...More

Thank Midnite77
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum is hue and you will definitely spend 3 hours before you know it. There's lots of different areas - historical inventions, biology, chemistry, genetics and DNA for kids. The souvenirs are really reasonably priced here too.

Thank Oriana M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had lota of fun learning about the industry, trains and planes. My lil girl loved all the interactive displays. Waiting for new exibitions now to visit

Thank ArougeSpiers
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited this museum today. Really enjoyed it. It is free but giving a donation is up to the individual. This would be ideal for children as there are many interaction activities for them. We take for granted how things were invented and how over the...More

Thank pawey1947
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took my 8 year old nephew here for a day out for his birthday. Coming from the middle of nowhere he was excited to see what the science museum held(he is heavily into science). Baring in mind I had been here when I was...More

Thank RyB85
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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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JeskDcy01
9 May 2018|
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Response from Midnite77 | Reviewed this property |
It's the same price whether online or at the door.
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Amir_Tel-Aviv_City
1 May 2018|
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Response from sunsaver | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Each age group will enjoy some aspect of the museum but the 4 year old might get tired with all the walking. There are lifts to take you to different floors.
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Cathypmg
29 March 2018|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
Although the museum is free special events need to be booked. This is best done in advance . When we went we were booked in but day bookings were sold out.
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