London Science Museum
Perfect for inquisitive children, the Science Museum will captivate, educate and thrill kids of all ages. Featuring dozens of state-of-the-art exhibits, the Science Museum also features a 3D IMAX Theatre. The Museum's rotating exhibitions are relevant and intriguing, such as a behind-the-scenes look at the technology that made possible the great Chilean mine rescue of October 2010. Other popular attractions include a Hidden Heroes exhibit, showcasing everyday technological items that are often taken for granted; and a Futurecade area, where kids can play simulation games that speculate about future scientific advancements and how they might affect life on earth as we know it.
Address: Exhibition Road, South Kensington
Telephone: 0870 870 4868
Transport: South Kensington underground station (served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines)
Opening times: Open daily, from 10am to 6pm. The Museum stays open till 7pm during school holidays
Admission: Free, though charges apply for the IMAX theatre, the flight simulators, and some special exhibitions