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Science Museum, London

Categories: Science Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 5,500+ reviews on the web
Founded in 1857, Science Museum is one of the city’s major attractions, with nearly three million visitors each year. The museum holds an impressive collection of over 300,000 items, including the first jet engine, the oldest surviving steam locomotive, and the first prototype of the famous Clock of the Long Now, a mechanical clock designed to keep time for over 10,000 years. See hundreds of interactive exhibits, or visit the IMAX 3-D movie theater, which screens science and nature documentaries. Visit the Exploring Space gallery to see the story of human space exploration or time your trip for a "Science Night," a regular all-night special event allowing guests to spend the night inside the galleries, sleeping among the exhibits. See Science Museum and all London has to offer by arranging your trip with our London trip generator.
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  • A wonderful experience full of every kid will love Everyone-it was the 3orat who can spend playing
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  • The museum itself has much to see, a lot of interactive activities but none has the option to change the language, therefore we do not so much enjoy it! What if I highlight are simulators, very good
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  • Here you can easily spend an afternoon. There are activities for you to try and also 3d Imax cinema. If you are interrested in science and the progress we made / are making, this is the place to go. 
  • Absolutely huge and stunning series of interactive exhibits, stunning visuals, and some of the most important artifacts of scientific history, all housed in a historic yet perfectly suited four story building. Definitely block out a good portion of the day, if not the whole thing, if you are planning to try and see everything. Entrance is free, but tickets to the basement level special exhibitions and the IMAX theatre are extra (albeit inexpensive). A must-visit museum if you ever find yourself in London.
  • Not as amazing as its neighbour (Natural History Museum) as it's not as interesting for everyone. Great for kids as they have lots of activities for them, but for adults you'll have to be specifically interested in science to enjoy parts of the museum. But absolutely worth a visit anyway, some parts will interest anyone! And it's FREE!!
  • Amazing place to visit! A must see if you're a turist visiting london and a great place if you're passionate about science and technology. Also great for spending time with children, the two playgrounds are absolutely amazing, I highly recommend the one on the ground floor, the bubble show is my favourite!
  • The Science Museum is a fantastic tourist attraction with many sights to see. It's a great place to go with the family as there's many things to explore. I'd highly recommend visiting this place!
  • This ever changing museum features up to the minute exhibitions and night experiments for adults as well as The Garden, Secret Home, and the currently refitting Launchpad (available late 2016). Despite the description, the picnic facility in the Basement is light and airy and is located on the same level as Garden and Secret Home so that catering for kids is OK. Wheelchair access is strong and consistent throughout the museum, though there are no pram parks that I'm aware of.
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