Think like a scientist in Wonderlab, our newest and most interactive gallery exploring light and sound through mind-bending exhibits and spectacular live shows.Click to read more
From Key Stage 1 to Higher Education, the National Science and Media Museum provides stunning opportunities to learn about the science of light, sound, photography, film and television.
Inspire your class with our exciting interactive science shows, workshops and galleries, or experience a 3D documentary in our spectacular IMAX cinema—the biggest screen in the region.
Explore space as Soyuz TMA-19M: Tim Peake’s Spacecraft lands in the Museum.New
Key Stage 3 students can learn more about the science of space and the space industry, including careers.New
Explore the impact of humanity on the planet Earth with stunning footage captured by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
Prepare for lift-off with the first 3D live-action film to be shot in space. Travel 220 miles above Earth and learn the amazing story behind the International Space Station.
Students can explore the universe with light in this interactive show—it's out of this world!New
Show your students the science behind the games they play!
Discover what makes a great game, from coding to story and design.
Learn about different types of animation, make clay models, and work in groups to create your very own animation.
Discover the mystery of the Cottingley fairies in this storytelling adventure for early years and KS1.New
Can you set fire to sound? Speak like a Dalek? Create an indoor thunderstorm? Find out in this interactive show.
Embark on a journey to discover the illuminating science of light in this interactive show.
Think like a scientist in Wonderlab, our newest and most interactive gallery exploring light and sound through mind-bending exhibits and spectacular live shows.
Take a journey through the history of photography. Step into a 19th century portrait studio, see hundreds of incredible objects from our collection, and watch the world's first moving colour film.
Discover original models and artwork from over 100 animations, meet your favourite characters and see science in action!
Hands-on light and magic will help you discover the science behind how we see the world around us. It's flash-bang fun for the whole family!
Explore the development, significance and cultural impact of TV—the most influential invention of the 20th century.