Here you find an overview of all exhibitions at Science Museum in London. Besides the current temporary exhibitions, the overview lists permanent exhibitions, upcoming exhibitions and past exhibitions.


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James Watt and our World
01Nov

James Watt and our World

Explore the legendary attic workshop of engineer James Watt, preserved as it was when he died in 1819. The workshop is an astonishing time-capsule containing its original furniture, windows, doors and...

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The Sun: Living With Our Star
06May

The Sun: Living With Our Star

The Sun. Its beauty and power have inspired us since the dawn of civilisation. Set at the centre of our solar system, its brilliant light shapes our sense of time, our health and our environment. Peop...
The Sun: Living With Our Star Relaxed Private View
23Jan

The Sun: Living With Our Star Relaxed Private View

Join us for a relaxed private view of The Sun: Living With Our Star, just for people who live with Tourette Syndrome. This is a great opportunity for people living with Tourette Syndrome and their fa...
Measuring Time
01Nov

Measuring Time

In Measuring Time you’ll discover a rich collection of more than 500 timepieces. From sand-glasses to sundials, water clocks to wristwatches, trace the remarkable history of timekeeping. Clockmakers...
Atmosphere
01Nov

Atmosphere

The Atmosphere gallery is an exciting place to make sense of the climate – the science of how it works, what it’s doing now and what it might do next. Step into a virtual world, with its own oceans,...
Who Am I?
01Nov

Who Am I?

What makes you smarter than a chimp? What makes you smile? What makes you, you? Who am I? invites you to explore the science of who you are through intriguing objects, provocative artworks and hands-...
Exploring Space
01Nov

Exploring Space

From rockets to satellites, probes to landers, this gallery showcases some out-of-this world objects. Explore how we’ve sent spacecraft to other planets, walked on the Moon and peered into the heart o...
Flight
01Nov

Flight

From mankind’s earliest dreams of flight to the wide-body aeroplanes of today, discover the absorbing story of flight. Overhead walkways allow you to get up close to aeroplanes suspended in the air....
Making the Modern World
01Nov

Making the Modern World

The Making the Modern World gallery presents some of the Museum’s most remarkable objects. Chart 250 years of science and technology and discover some iconic items that have shaped our society. Come...
Energy Hall
01Nov

Energy Hall

The Energy Hall traces the remarkable story of steam and how it shaped the world we live in today. Steam has been the driving force behind British industry for 300 years. Without it, the Industrial R...
Challenge of Materials
01Nov

Challenge of Materials

Explore and experience the properties of materials in our eye-opening Challenge of Materials gallery. Walk across a magnificent glass bridge suspended by steel wires spanning the main hall. Discover...
The Secret Life of the Home
01Nov

The Secret Life of the Home

From pop-up toasters to horse-drawn vacuum cleaners, take a closer look at the development of household appliances. Most of the objects on show date from the late 19th and the 20th century. But you’l...
Agriculture
01Nov

Agriculture

The Agriculture gallery traces the history of arable farming and considers a future of genetically modified food. From the ploughs and hoes of the Middle Ages to the combine harvesters and balers of t...
Antenna
01Nov

Antenna

Learn about the most surprising science stories and the biggest breakthroughs in our multimedia science news gallery, Antenna. Antenna brings you science news from every angle – from headline-grabbin...
Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care
01Jan

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care

Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, the Wounded exhibition will illustrate some of the remarkable medical responses and innovations of the war through the personal...
Engineer Your Future
01Dec

Engineer Your Future

Could you shape the world we live in? Find out if you’ve got the problem-solving, big-thinking, team-working skills to be a globe-trotting engineer of tomorrow. Visit our interactive exhibition for t...
Robots
03Sep

Robots

From 16th Century mechanisms to humanoids straight out of the lab, this exhibition will use some of the greatest robotic creations to explore some of the insights that robots can offer us. Rather tha...
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