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Summer at the Science Museum

The Science Museum is one of our favourite places to take the kids as there's always the chance to learn through play when we're there.

This holiday choose from:

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

The £6 million interactive children's gallery has exhibits, specially commissioned artworks, explosive demonstrations and immersive experiences led by the museum's team of science communicators. Under 3s go free.

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

Budding Mathematicians will love exploring remarkable stories, historical artefacts and design to highlight the central role maths plays in our lives, You'll also get to see how mathematicians, their tools and ideas have helped build the modern world over the last 400 years. Free.

Space Descent VR with Tim Peake

Everyone's favourite astronaut Sir Tim guides you on a virtual reality mission as you explore the latest state of VR technology and get a 360 degree look inside the famour Soyuz capsule. Suitable for kids age 13+. Tickets from £7.


A special overnight workshop for kids age 7 to 11 featuring science shows, a film in the IMAX theatre, a sleepover at the museum and a tasty breakfast. Tickets from £60.

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More info here.

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