Science Museum

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Science Museum London Reviews

andreamylesa andreamy…
17 reviews
Science made Fun Aug 02, 2011
First of all the museum is free so thats good enough reason to check it out.

I didn't bother to concentrate on any particular section as I really just wanted to walk around aimlessly and get a feel for the place.

I was hypnotized by the massive wheel in the center of the museum that has lasers running around it, almost to the point where it appears as though the wheel is spinning.

And the large engines that are displayed on the main floor are exciting too.

The lower level is all I had time to see but it was quite a journey making my way through the first floor. The first section featured space and rocket ships. The planets and astronauts uniforms are here.

The next room has aircrafts hanging from the ceilings and a stack of BMWs on the wall. Trains and other automobile and means of transportation are dissected and their inventors credited.

In the room at the end of the hall was a tall ceiling with sparkly blue lights and dark sky. It was almost like you were underwater. Im not sure what was upstairs but it would have been nice to explore had I more time.
Science Museum
Science Museum
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Dr_Seuss says:
Free is good :), only thing I found a bit disconcerting was stuff I remembered using now being an exhibit in a museum :O
Posted on: Jun 17, 2012
X_Drive says:
Nice review and great pics!! :D
Posted on: Aug 09, 2011
vulindlela says:
Nice review!
I would like to visit next time in London...
Posted on: Aug 09, 2011
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chrissie6501 chrissie…
3 reviews
A lovely family day out Jun 16, 2011
A beautiful modern and fun museum for the kids during the holiday. Very interactive venue and with lots of additions such as the imax cinema. Also close to the V&A and National history museum so easy to venture elsewhere if the kids get bored. Note it is free
1 / 1 TravBuddies found this review helpful/trustworthy
chimera15 chimera15
9 reviews
The Science Museum - Interactive education - (for all ages) Feb 17, 2009
Welcome to the London's very own Science Museum (Awarded 'London Visitor Attraction of the Year 2008)

The museum is spread over several floors containing several overlapping sections...


Collections cover astronomy and cosmology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, earth sciences, natural history, natural philosophy, navigation, surveying, time, and weights and measures. Learn how science first measured gravity, how your brain works and in what ways understanding of the measuring of our microscopic world has developed.


One of the widest-ranging collections about, from prehistoric implements to MRI scanners the collections represent medical science, clinical medicine, community and public health and psychology. See how looking at our cells and genes help us understand disease or experience the 3D dioramas of operating theaters across time.


From that very first tinder and flint to objects created to explore the deepest depths of our oceans, chambers of interactive evidence of the revolutionary impact our capacity make things has had on the evolution of mankind. Includes a history of diving before SCUBA, whilst elsewhere you'll find material objects including cardboard chairs and steel wedding dresses!


A unique ICT collection stating clearly how technology has helped to shape human existence over the years. This ranges from mechanical computing to some of the earliest satellites invented. Take a walk around the oldest computer in the world or find out how the Enigma code was broken, and the machines which made it happen.


Entry to the Museum is free though charges apply for the IMAX 3D Cinema, simulators and for some of the 'special' exhibitions.


Bring your own and eat it any uncarpeted areas you find or pay a visit to Revolution Cafe or Deep Blue restaurant. Afterwards take a strole round the Science Museum store or Waterstones bookshop.
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xxwishnonstarzz xxwishno…
33 reviews
Fun fun fun! Aug 05, 2008
This is a truly great attraction for all ages! Tons of fun exhibits and lots of hands on stuff. There's a whole section devoted to interactive exhibits where you can play with bubbles, build arches you can actually walk across, and learn all sorts of sciencey things without even realizing it. I loved the space exhibit as well. There are also simulator rides (£2.50?) and IMAX movies (£7?) but we didn't get a chance to do either of these as they are very popular and we ran out of time. A MUST DO! Oh yeah, and its free so why not?!
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