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Science Museum

Address: Exhibition Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
Phone Number: 44 870 870 4868
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Ranked #120 of 853 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This museum chronicles the development of science and industry in Great Britain over the centuries...
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Stairs / elevator
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Attraction details
Type: Science Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: This museum chronicles the development of science and industry in Great Britain over the centuries, with an extensive collection from biochemistry and photography to meteorology and astronomy.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Stairs / elevator

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39 reviews 39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Lots of things to see and do at the Science Museum. Spent all day there and still didn't get round to everything. The IMAX cinema is a fantastic experience. Had a great lunch in the Deep Blue Restaurant

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

I've always wanted to go here since being a teenager but have only just made it! There really is not that much to see here, you have to try to get to the small number of things you can interact with. When we were there we just couldn't enjoy it as the endless, and very badly behaved children, ruined the... More 

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I've been going here all my life, so when I had my own kid I couldn't wait to take him. It doesn't fail to provide a great day out, well actually, you need several visits to dent it! The 'garden' in the basement is great for under 5s, with water area and fun stimulating activities.k Little ones can also enjoy... More 

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Jundiai, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

large collection, interesting areas of human knowledge. Despite some of the galleries being organized according to english point of view ( computers f.e.), an amazing experience. Worth spending a day exploring it and it is free.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

A vast place with something for everyone and it's free. Up to date technology but also a lot of exhibits from my childhood (I'm 63 years of age) It was great to reminisce and explain to my grand-daughter what things were like back then. Plenty of things to have a try at and involve all ages. We had a milk... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

What a great place to spend a day! Having originally set out to tour the Natural History Museum, we realised it was too big to do in a few hours, so we went to the Science museum and had a wondrous day exploring all the fantastic exhibits. You will need several hours to do this great building any justice. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We spent an afternoon at the museum with one of my grandsons. It is free to enter although we happily responded to the suggestion that we made a supporting donation. However there are several special events for which substantial additional charges are made and we tried two of them. One was a "4 Dimensional" film presentation of space travel -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I LOVED IT! This place is the most exciting place in the UK! The attraction was great! The children were really entertined! The cafe was well priced with good food and quick service. The enter is free which is great (but your are expected to give some donation) although I think it's a great atraction for any ages!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Its spacious and clean with voluntary donation entry. Bag storage is available for £3 so excellent . its perhaps not the easiest to navigate. There is an emphasis on hands on learning experiences for young children which is again excellent. As a chartered engineer the exhibits didn't fully engage me but I think it is right to focus on encouraging... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is a really great place to visit if you are ever in London! I come here every two years or so. Every time there is something new to see, it's very interesting and creative! When I went we ate at here and the food is good quality. In the basement there is a lot of funny and hands on... More 

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