Permanent galleries include Making the Modern World, with Stephenson's Rocket and the Apollo 10 command module, and The Clockmakers' Museum with more than 1,000 timepieces.
From 6 October: Living with our Star. How do the residents of Earth relate to the sun?
This exhibition takes a trip through scientific history to reveal more than 100 objects thats demonstrate how the sun has been harnessed to tell the time, and make us feel better. The exhibition is filled with videos, animations and projections, including a huge display of solar imagery over 400 years.
Admission free; charges for special exhibitions.
- South Kensington
- Gloucester Road