Find out more about the exciting principles of science in these interactive, Explainer led Science Shows. Be a volunteer on stage, answer questions and find out more about the world of Explosions, Rockets, Bubbles or Forces.
A selection of these exciting science filled shows are performed every day in Launchpad.
Duration: 20 minutes
A new documentary produced by Roscosmos, the Russian Space Agency. Archive footage and interviews with those that knew and worked with Gagarin.
Daily from 12 April.
Build a Big Idea with LEGO
31 May – 2 June, 10.30-12.30 and 14.00-16.00
Let your imagination soar to new heights by helping build a giant invention inspired LEGO display – we’re offering visitors the chance to build a variety of inventions out of LEGO bricks.
Create any invention you like, from computers to cars and space rockets to hot air-balloons. Get building tips and tricks from the LEGO Store team in Westfield London who will integrate your creation into a giant invention-themed scene.
This event is free and there’s no need to book – just drop in.
Plus, budding builders will receive special offers at the official LEGO Stores and the chance to win great surprises!
LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2010 The LEGO Group.
Where do I find out more?
See the Fun Kids review on the Science Museum
- For 100 years the Science Museum has been world-renowned for its historic collection, remarkable galleries and inspirational exhibitions.
- With around 15,000 objects on public display, the Science Museum’s collections form an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical change from the past few centuries.
- Aiming to be the best place in the world for people to enjoy science, the Science Museum makes sense of the science that shapes our lives, sparking curiosity, releasing creativity and changing the future by engaging people of all generations and backgrounds in science, engineering, medicine, technology, design and enterprise.