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The Science Museum in London is an amazing museum, very interactive and certainly a great choice for children, especially if the weather is rainy in London. But not only will the kids love it, adults are also dazzled by what can be seen in the museum.
The museum’s main objective is to showcase scientific, technological and medical advances from around the world through approximately 300,000 man-made objects, interactive galleries and simulators.
The Museum is very close to the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Museum Admission is Free, but some galleries may charge tickets.
The History of the Science Museum
Inaugurated in 1857 where the Victoria and Albert Museum is today, it was inspired by the popularity of the 1851 Grand Exhibition in Hyde Park and linked the objects used in the Great Exhibition with the Royal Society of Art collection.
The Museum was moved to the current building in 1928.
What will you see at the Science Museum?
The Museum is separated into 5 floors, upon entering the museum (level 0) you will have one level below and 3 levels above to explore. You can be guided by the map of the Museum.
Wonderlab: The Equinor Gallery
With over 50 impressive exhibitions, shows and demonstrations, Wonderlab is an unparalleled experience. Spread over seven different zones, there are many opportunities to know real scientific phenomena.
PRICE: £ 8.00 (10/2019)
Take control of the Fly 360 °, a real and practical flight simulator. Get your adrenaline high by creating your own stunts, looping loops and everything like you’re really flying!
PRICE: £ 12 per capsule (2 people)
Space Descent VR
Tim Peake, the first British Space Agency astronaut, spent six months aboard the International Space Station. Now let Tim be your guide on an out-of-the-world virtual reality mission that puts you in the place of a Soyuz capsule pilot – just like the one that drove him home.
PRICE: £ 7
The Evolution of Watches:
The technology inside the clock has evolved a lot over the years and has helped in the evolution of the objects in general, in this area you will be able to observe this evolution in more than a thousand watches, besides seeing the oldest clock in the world. TIC Tac.
Science in the city 1550 – 1800
The rapid evolution in commerce and science that affected London between 1550 and 1800 and all the transformations in the city that made it the science center of the world.
Here is the fundamental role of mathematicians, their tools and ideas in building the world in which we live.
From war and peace to life, death, money, commerce and beauty, the objects in Mathematics: The Winton Gallery reveal how math connects to all aspects of our lives.
The Information Age
Relive remarkable moments in history, told by the eyes of those who invented, operated, or were affected by the new wave of technology, from the first radio broadcast in 1922 to the beginning of digital TV.
Find out how wireless technology has saved many lives on Titanic and spread the news of the disaster to the world within hours. You can also hear the personal stories of the operators who worked at Enfield Central, the last hand-held central station.
Enter a virtual world with its own oceans, land and atmosphere, and step back in time to discover key moments in Earth’s multibillion-dollar climate history.
The Materials Challenge:
This Museum area explains the use and alteration of material types with common objects using unusual materials.
Who am I?
Through an art exhibition with intriguing objects you will be taken into an inner self world to think about how you are formed, from DNA Biology to your personality and intelligence. Ponder the big questions that new science techniques are raising and explore how your genetics and brain combine to create your unique identity.
Find out how steam drove British industry and technology. Be sure to see Engineer James Watt’s workshop (key to the Industrial Revolution), preserved as it was when he died in 1819.
Explorando o Espaço:
Uma verdadeira rocha lunar, satélites e foguetes contam a fascinante história da exploração espacial.
Creating the modern world:
Take a look at some of the most iconic objects that have transformed our lives in the last 250 years: from Apollo 10 to Apple’s first computer.
Mundo de amanhã:
descubra histórias científicas surpreendentes e os maiores avanços em nossa galeria de notícias multimídia.
The Secret Life of Home
In this part of the museum you will travel back in time and see how home appliances were created and how they evolved. With many 19th century objects you will have a little idea what a kitchen was like in the last century and notice the differences in today’s products.
An exciting interactive space, created especially for children ages 3 to 6 and their parents and guardians with plenty of interactivity and fun with teaching building, water, light and sound.