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National Science and Media Museum

Educational booking form

Bringing an educational group to the museum? Tell us about your visit with our online booking form.

Please note: most of our shows, special events and educational IMAX films are available on specified dates only. To avoid disappointment, use our Learning calendar to check availability before booking.

Booking Form

Tell us a little more about the group
Do any of your students have special educational needs or disabilities?
Which activities would you like to include?
Choose your group’s learning sessions

Please note that some activities are available on selected dates only. Check availability before booking. Activities marked with an * incur an additional charge. Booking terms apply.

Would you like to book an educational IMAX film?
Please note IMAX films are available on selected dates and times only. Check availability before booking. Charges apply.
This information helps us make sure we have wheelchair-accessible spaces available in our IMAX cinema.
Would you like to reserve a picnic area for packed lunches?
Supervision during the visit

The National Science and Media Museum is a public place and it is a condition of booking that group leaders remain with their group at all times to supervise them. Please confirm that you accept this requirement.

Kids’ Handbook
National Science and Media Museum Kids’ Handbook: £5 each
Recommended for KS2 (ages 7–11)

Start your group’s journey of discovery with our brand new Kids’ Handbook, packed with facts, activities and experiments, games and puzzles, plus a sticker sheet. It’s the perfect companion to a trip to the museum, and will help your students get more out of our exhibitions and galleries.
Gift bags

To enable students to make the most of their time in the museum, you are able to pre-order gift bags. To order, select your preferred gift bag below and ensure you state the number required. You don’t need to pay now; bring the money on the day of the trip and your pre-ordered gift bags will be ready for you to collect and pay for at the end of your visit.

Gift Bag A: £3 each

1 x pack Playfoam—encourages engineering and sculpting skills. Maximum mess-free fun!
1 x National Science and Media Museum Pen
1 x National Science and Media Museum Pencil 

Gift Bag B: £6 each

Everything in Gift Bag A PLUS
1 x Colour Bubble Mixing Kit—encourages scientific questioning and experimentation 


Visiting our IMAX cinema? Treat your students to a small popcorn, sweet or salted, for £2 each. There’s no need to pay now—simply visit our Box Office ahead of your film screening to pay for and collect your pre-ordered popcorn tubs.

Would you like to join our mailing list?
We’ll only contact you with appropriate information, for example upcoming special events for schools and STEM teachers’ networking sessions.