History of National Museum of Science
The museum was established in 1857 by taking a collection of science objects from the Royal Society of Arts and some additional items from Great Exhibition. The collection of machinery that was present in Museum of Patents also became its part.
Things to see at National Museum of Science
The museum holds many attractions in its heart. Starting from a 3D cinema to historical artifacts related to science and technology - it has it all! Some other crowd-pullers that the museum has are listed below;
- Puffing Billy
- Jet Engines
- Stephenson's rocket
- Early types of steam engines.
Tickets for National Museum of Science:
Entry to the Science museum is free but if you want to watch 3-D movies and other paid activities, then you have to buy the explorer ticket. To book the tickets, please go to the Booking Page of Science Museum.
National Museum of Science Operational hours:
The museum is open all seven days of the week from 10 am to 6 pm. But keep in mind that the last entry is allowed till 5:15 pm.
School holiday timings are from 10 am to 7 pm.
Contact National Museum of Science
Contact: +44 870 870 4868
For General Inquiries
Contact: +44 20 7942 4000
For feedback and complaints
National Museum of Science Location:
Exhibition Road, London, Greater London SW7 2DD, United Kingdom.
How to get to the National Museum of Science:
The nearest tube station to the Science Museum is South Kinsington. If you are planning to travel by car from there, move West on Pelham St A/B304 towards A3218. Take the right that comes first onto Pelham St A/3218 and continue following the same path. Take left towards Exhibition Rd and after .2 mile, you can see the museum. View Map
The nearest bus stop is South Kensington, South Kensington (Stop T) and buses 14, 360 and 414.