National Museum of Science in London

The Science Museum shows the developments that Science has seen in past and it also provides demos related to possible future developments in the field of Science. Such types of museums are present all around the world, but Science Museum in London is one of the oldest Science Museums and it holds a very unique collection of scientific items and machinery.  It also hosts a 3-D cinema where you can watch documentaries related to Science and Technology. You can also find a library in the museum that has books related to technology and medicine.

Visit Science Museum London’s Website

Instructions

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Contact National Museum of Science


    For Bookings


    Contact: +44 870 870 4868


    For General Inquiries


    Contact: +44 20 7942 4000


    For feedback and complaints


    Email: feedback@nmsi.ac.uk

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    National Museum of Science Location:


    Exhibition Road, London, Greater London SW7 2DD, United Kingdom.

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    How to get to the National Museum of Science:


    By Tube:


    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


    By Bus:


    The nearest bus stop is South Kensington, South Kensington (Stop T) and buses 14, 360 and 414.

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