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Family Day at the Museum

You are invited to a special day for the whole family at the Science Museum on Sunday 19 November 2017, with an exciting event organised exclusively for you.

During your visit, we would like you to experience the wonder and beauty of the science that shapes our everyday lives. We’ve arranged for you to meet guest scientists and explore science with them. You will also have plenty of time to freely explore the Science Museum and all its wonders.

How to get here

The nearest Underground Station is South Kensington (Circle, District and Piccadilly lines). For more details, please see our Visit us page.

Once you’ve entered the Science Museum, you’ll find the event in the Basement Gallery on Floor –1. Please see the map below:

Map for floors -1 and 0 of the Science Museum, London

Itinerary for the day

The day starts at 11 am with a warm welcome—however we will be open from 10.30 am in the Basement Gallery for anyone arriving early.

The event will finish at 2.30 pm, after which we invite you to enjoy the rest of the Museum, which will remain open until 6 pm.

All families will receive FREE tickets, valid from 2.30 pm, for Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery:

Wonderlab is our hands-on interactive gallery, with 50 mind-blowing marvels of science, live experiments at our Chemistry Bar and giant Tesla Coil, as well as twenty-minute Science Shows.

For more information, please visit the Wonderlab webpage.

Timetable key for the Science Museum family day

Timetable for the Family Day at the Science Museum, 19 November

More Things To Do at the Science Museum

We also invite you to freely explore the Science Museum, which is full of amazing things to experience both new and old.

On the day of your visit you will be able to enjoy the special exhibitions 5000 Years of Science and Innovation and Photography 1857–2017 from the Illuminating India cultural events celebrating India’s contribution to science, technology and mathematics.

You can also see the exhibition Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives as well as our other galleries and events, for which you can find more information on our See and do page.

Download the information on this page:

Family Day web info (PDF)