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Science Museum

The Science Museum is a museum entirely devoted to science. The museum is located on Exhibition Road in South Kensington (London).

It provides an overview of a number of major scientific inventions from the last three hundred years. The Science Museum is one of the largest science museums in the world. It was opened in 1857. The museum has been freely accessible since 2001. In 2015 the museum had just over 3,350,000 visitors.

The showpieces of the permanent exhibition include the Stephenson’s Rocket and the Puffing Billy, the first jet engine and a reconstruction of the enlarged model of the DNA of Francis Crick and James Watson.

Opening Hours

Daily: 10 am – 6 pm (last entry 5.15 pm).

How to get there

South Kensington
South Kensington Underground Station: 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430 en C1 Royal Albert Hall: 9, 10, 52, 452 en 70
Exhibition Road, Thurloe Place
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