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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, England
South Kensington
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+44 20 7942 4000
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"red arrows"
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"launch pad"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm sure there are lots of people, like us, who visited the Museums in London when they were young and marveled at the exhibits and have returned now with their children to show them. The trouble is, the Science Museum isn't REALLY a museum anymore....More

Thank familyof7and1
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Science Museum is a good choice if you are into science or if you want to add something nice for a family trip. There are a lot of interesting things to see (which you should search for in advance - like the Apollo mission), but...More

Thank Costin B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

fantastic musuem loved the 3D red arrow flight experience loved seeing an enigma machine! loved seeing all the old stuff...and how far we have come

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our visit was largely determined by the interests of a 4 year old who loved the bubble show but we could have spent the day in the Wonder Lab. Any concern that it would be too old for a 4 year old, that the grown...More

Thank gillkaribu
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Helen was amazing! She needs a payrise for dealing with so many children at once (who were not always well behaved) and managing and entertaining them all so well! The show was very entertaining but perhaps oversubscribed.

Thank Nigel G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went to the science museum with my children about 3 years ago and decided to go during the holidays and try something different. I went with my children ages 8,6 and 4. I wanted to initially watch the IMAX film for under the sea...More

Thank Sonia A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time in the science museum on what was a miserable weather day in London. Loads to see and do for our 10 year old and yes we spent over an hour in the shop as he couldn’t decide what to spend...More

Thank Stephen L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Science Museum has always been amazing. So much to see and do it becomes overwhelming. I suggest you look at the layout and see what you most want to do and spend all your time in that area. At this time of the year...More

Thank LordNoddy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great museum, especially if you have little people. It can be very interactive and things for them to do. Some nice exhibits so you'll probably be here for 2-3 hours but you might want more than one visit to see everything. It's...More

Thank Marty B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having visited hundred's of times as a child, it was about time I took my youngest, what a let down though.I'd sold the place to him as it was as it used to be. Firstly the entrance, you HAVE to go through the area where...More

Thank mehereinthepool
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child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
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Violet_Pilots
10 August 2018|
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Response from Shireen S | Reviewed this property |
Of course it's for everyone We went the other day it was busy but busy with adults aswell as kids.
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JeskDcy01
9 May 2018|
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Response from sunsaver | Reviewed this property |
We did not book ahead for the Wonderlab but paid on the day. We purchased a family ticket which worked out to be the best value. With the Wonderlab ticket, you have unlimited entry so you can get some lunch or refreshment... More
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Amir_Tel-Aviv_City
2 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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