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Science Museum

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Bringing science to life, and life to science

The Science Museum holds a collection of over 300,000 items, including such famous items as Stephenson's Rocket, Puffing Billy (the oldest surviving steam locomotive), the first jet engine, a reconstruction of Francis Crick and James Watson's model of DNA, some of the earliest remaining steam engines, a working example of Charles Babbage's Difference engine, the first prototype of the 10,000-year Clock of the Long Now, and documentation of the first typewriter.

It also contains hundreds of interactive exhibits. A recent addition is the IMAX 3D Cinema showing science and nature documentaries, some of them in 3-D, and the Wellcome Wing which focuses on digital technology.

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Opening Hours:

Open 10am 6pm every day except 24 to 26 December.

Last admission 5.30pm.

Entry is free, but charges apply for the IMAX 3D Cinema, simulators and some special exhibitions.

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Contact Details:

Address:
Exhibition Road,
South Kensington,
SW7 2DD
Telephone: 0870 870 4868
Website: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/