It is a great museum that explores the magical and beautiful world of science, presenting the scientific and technological development over the centuries, through impressive and interactive exhibits.
Many exhibits are interactive, ie they invite the visitor to experiment and feel the science. In every corner there are touch screens with information about the exhibits.
Some of the most impressive exhibits are:
– the SimEx Sim animated simulator that offers 20-minute virtual science tours in a realistic environment.
The cockpit of the Apollo 10 that orbited the moon in 1969 is located here, as well as a replica of the Apollo 11 fuselage.
– The Harle Syke Mill locomotive, perfectly maintained, you will see it working in the “energy” sector. There is also the oldest locomotive in the world and the first railway engine.
– In the health wing using multimedia are presented the history of the most well-known diseases and you can see the e-coli bacterium.
– The futuristic exhibition entitled “Who am I?” presents the science of ourselves! It shows how discoveries in genetics, brain science and psychology help us understand ourselves.
– There are also exhibitions dedicated to telecommunications, time, weather, agriculture, computers, flights, history and more.
The visitor is not just a spectator, but participates, explores and experiments to better understand the various scientific phenomena.
By subway, you will get off at the station South Kensington (District, Circle, Piccadilly line) and from there you will walk about 10 minutes on an underground pedestrian street and you will be right at the entrance of the museum. Once you reach the station just follow the signs to Science museum.
* The museum is huge and it takes a long time to see it! Choose which exhibits you definitely want to see and start with them.
* In the store you will find many scientific toys, experiments and constructions that you can buy.