The Science Museum is one of three museums on Exhibition Road. It was built in 1857 following the Great Exhibition.
Entry to the museum is free but speciality exhibits and IMAX presentations may incur a fee.
The museum contains over 300,000 items including the original Stephensons Rocket, the first jet engine and the Apollo 10 command module. The fourth and fifth floors contain items from the Wellcome Trust on the theme of medecine through the ages.
The incorporated Geological museum contains thousands of sample of geological materials including a sample of Moon rock. An earthquake room simulates the sounds and movements of an eartquake.