Science Museum

The Science Museum is a significant museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London. It’s established in 1857 and today is one of the city’s significant sightseeing opportunities. Like other national museums in the UK, the Science Museum does not charge entrance Fee from guests. Temporary exhibitions may have an entrance fee. It is part of the Science Museum Group, having combined with the Museum of Science and Industry.

A museum was established under Bennet Woodcroft. The collection of the Royal Society of Arts and surplus items from the Excellent Exhibition as the aspect of the Southern Kensington Museum, together with what is now the Victoria and Jordan Museum. It involved a collection of machinery which became the Museum of Patents in 1858. In 1883, the contents of the Patent Office Museum were the move to the Southern Kensington Museum. In 1885, the Science Collections relabeled the Science Museum and in 1893 an individual home was hire. The Art Collections of the Art Museum which gradually became the Victoria and Albert Museum.

On 26 July 1909 the Science Museum, as a separate entity, came into existence. The Science Museum’s existing areas, developed by Sir Rich Allison. Started out to the community in levels over the interval 1919–28.

The Science Museum now keeps a collection of over 300,000 products. Popular products such as Stephenson’s Rocket, Puffing Billy (the oldest surviving steam locomotive), the first jet engine, a reconstruction of Francis Crick and James Watson’s model of DNA, some of the earliest remaining steam engines, a working example of Charles Babbage’s Difference engine, the first prototype of the 10,000-year Clock of the Long Now, and documentation of the first typewriter.Science Museum Inside

It also contains thousands of entertaining displays. The latest addition is the IMAX 3D Theatre. Displaying science and characteristics documentaries, most of them in 3D. The Wellcome Side concentrates on technology. The entry has been free since 1 Dec 2001.

Arrival :

By Underground

The nearest tube station is nsington. This is on the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines and is a 5 minute walk from the Museum.

A pedestrian subway connects South Kensington station to our main entrance.

Gloucester Road tube station is also on the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines and is a 15 minute walk.

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By Bus

Bus routes 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430 and C1 stop outside South Kensington Underground Station.

Bus routes 9, 10, 52, 452 and 70 stop outside the Royal Albert Hall on Kensington Gore.

By Bicycle

Transport for London Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations are available outside the Museum on Exhibition Road and on Thurloe Place near South Kensington tube station.

We do not have dedicated bicycle stands, but folding bicycles can be left in our cloakroom on the lower ground floor.

By Car

We do not have car parking facilities and local parking is very limited.

There is no visitor parking in Exhibition Road.

The nearest pay and display car parking is in Prince Consort Road and Queen’s Gate.Science Museum

Science Museum Opening Times:- 10.00 to 18.00, last entry 17.15
Science Museum Tickets :

Wonderlab

Adult (17+) annual pass

£14.00

Adult (17+) day ticket

£8.00

Concessions annual pass: children (4 –16 years), students, disabled people

£10.00

Concessions day ticket: children (4 –16 years), students, disabled people

£6.00

Family 3 annual pass: up to 2 adults (children 4 to 16 years)

£30.00

Family 3 day ticket: up to 2 adults (children 4 to 16 years)

£17.50

Family 4 annual pass: up to 2 adults (children 4 to 16 years)

£39.00

Family 4 day ticket: up to 2 adults (children 4 to 16 years)

£22.50

Senior (60+ years) annual pass

£12.00

Senior (60+ years) day ticket

£7.00

Explorer ticket: – Save up to 35% on special activities and IMAX films at the Museum with our Explorer offer. Add an IMAX film, Legend of Apollo, Red Arrows 3D, Typhoon Force to your shopping basket, and collect your souvenir guide when you arrive at the museum.

Adult (inc. Science Museum Souvenir Guide)

£25.00

Concession (inc. Science Museum Souvenir Guide)

£22.00

Child 7+ (inc. Science Museum kids’ handbook)

£22.00

Child 4–7 (inc. Science Museum sticker activity book)

£22.00

IMAX Theatre

Adult

£11.00

Senior

£10.00

Child/concession

£9.00

Family of 3 (up to 2 adults)

£27.00

Family of 4 (up to 2 adults)

£30.00

Find out more about the IMAX Theatre

Discovery Motion Theatre

Adult

£5.00

Child/concession

£4.00

Senior

£4.00

Family of 3 (up to 2 adults)

£12.00

Family of 4 (up to 2 adults)

£15.00

Find out more about the Discovery Motion Theatre

Red Arrows 3D

Adult

£6.00

Child/concession

£5.00

Family of 3 (up to 2 adults)

£14.00

Family of 4 (up to 2 adults)

£17.00

Find out more about Red Arrows 3D

Typhoon Force

Adult

£5.00

Child/concession

£4.00

Family of 3 (up to 2 adults)

£12.00

Family of 4 (up to 2 adults)

£15.00

Find out more about Typhoon Force

Fly 360°

Per capsule (can hold 2 people)

Find out more about Fly 360°

£12.00

Fly kids

Kids

Find out more about Fly kids

£2.00

Museum Guidebooks

Science Museum Guide

£6.00

Kids Explorer Book

£5.00

Sticker Activity Book

£5.00

Cloakroom

Coats, jackets, other clothing, umbrellas, folded prams/buggies, scooters (per item)

£1.00

Small bags (per item)

£2.00

Suitcases, unfolded prams/buggies (per item)

£4.00

Science Museum Address :
Address :- Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD
Phone No :- +44 870 870 4868
Website : – www.sciencemuseum.org.uk



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