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We're open seven days a week. Book your free admission ticket now to visit the museum. 

Schools and groups can book free tickets here.

Station Hall and other parts of our museum are closed, please check the Visit page for the latest info about closures.


You can now book your group visits online. Bookings are open for visits up to 31 July 2024.

You can now book your group visits online. Bookings are open for visits up to 14 February 2025.

Groups of all interests and sizes are welcome at the museum. We have plenty of things to see and do, including inspiring galleries, schools’ sessions, special exhibitions and more.

If you haven't visited with your group before, we recommend a pre-visit to familiarise yourself with the galleries, complete your own risk assessment and plan your routes around the building. Please contact our Group Contact Centre on 033 0058 0058 in advance of your visit to request a free teacher pre-visit ticket for Wonderlab. Contact Centre opening times are 09.00–17.00 daily.

Station Hall is currently closed for refurbishment. You can still explore the past, present and future of the railways in Great Hall and North Shed.

When you’re ready, you can use our group booking portal to plan your day, access great group discounts and book your trip online.

Sign up for our Education newsletter to stay up to date with what’s on offer for groups. Plus, get the latest resources for home and classroom learning and find out about support for teachers.

See below for information about what's on, as well as programme schedules, FAQs and resources. With useful pre-visit information you will find everything you need to plan a fantastic group trip to the museum.


Experience the wonders of Wonderlab at home with exciting experiments, games and videos from the Science Museum Group