Cataloguing scientific progress
The Museum was founded in 1857 and houses a growing collection of scientific artifacts and technological innovations. It remains the most visited science museum in the world with over 3.3 million annual visitors who come here to enjoy over 300,000 rare and path-breaking exhibits.
The Museum is home to a wide-ranging collection of exhibits that include original prototypes as well as technologically advanced working models. The exhibits span fields ranging from space to medicine and transportation to digital technology. There are several hands-on galleries where children can enjoy and experience science at work like Launch Pad, Pattern Pod, Garden and the flight simulator. Kids will love the space and aviation galleries with their models of rockets, satellites and space probes.
The Science Museum has been a source of inspiration since its inception. It’s likely that your imagination will also take flight just like the millions who visit here every year.
- While access to the museum is free, some of the special exhibitions and the IMAX theater require admission fees.