With free entry and lots to see, the National Science and Media Museum is the perfect place for a family day out.
Explore eight floors of galleries, tuck into lunch in our café, and enjoy a film in one of our three cinemas. You can discover even more with our new app, Treasure Hunters—investigate our collection, compete against your family and score points by taking photos!
Treasure Hunters app
Accept challenges, battle against your friends and family, and team up to win badges with our new app, Treasure Hunters (recommended for ages 5+).
Create a unique tour of the museum that changes every time you play. Then continue the fun at home and make connections between our amazing collection and the objects you use every day.
It’s free to download and taking part is as easy as taking a photo. Get ready to explore, snap and score!
What to see and do
There’s plenty for families to enjoy at the museum. Wonderlab is packed with mind-bending interactive experiments that bring science to life. Our other galleries explore the history of photography, animation, TV, videogames and the internet, with lots of hands-on elements to keep young minds occupied.
Check our listings to see what’s on for families when you visit.
The Dengineers Half Term
This October half term, we’re bringing you lots of inventive free activities and events inspired by CBBC’s The Dengineers.
Go behind the scenes to discover the tech, kit and tricks of the trade used to capture the drama of live sport.
Total Darkness game
When the power goes out, it’s time for action. Venture into the dark, explore different locations and meet new characters—creating your own adventure as you play! Use your science skills to get the power back on and see if you can discover the real reason behind darkness.
You’re in control—your choices and decisions will guide you through the story to discover the cause of Total Darkness. Will you solve the mystery before it’s too late?