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The Sun: Living With Our Star at the Science Museum - Under 16s go Free!

The Science Museum, South Kensington

Dates until 6th May 2019

Suitable for 0-100 years

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Spectacular interactive experiences, unique artefacts and stunning imagery shed fresh light on our relationship with our closest star in the amazing Science Museum's latest exhibition.

From golden solar religious artefacts from the Nordic Bronze Age (dating back to 1400 BC), to details of upcoming NASA and ESA solar missions, The Sun: Living With Our Star tells the story of humankind’s dependence on, and ever changing understanding of, our star.

  • Fun hands-on experiences, unique objects, and stunning imagery
  • Bask in sunlight on the indoor beach
  • Virtually try on a range of historic sunglasses in a digital mirror
  • See the Sun rise in different seasons and locations around the world on a huge illuminated wall display
  • Under 16s go free! 
Dates and Prices


  • Dates until 6th May 2019
  • Open daily: 10.00–18.00 (last entry 17.15).
  • Galleries start to close 30 minutes before the museum closes.

Price Information: 

  • Kids aged 16 and under get free entry to The Sun: Living With Our Star when accompanied by a full price-paying adult or senior.
  • From £14 for Concession Ticket
  • From £15 for Adult Ticket
Need to Know
  • No exchanges or refunds after booking. 
Plan your Visit

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Address and Contact Info

The Science Museum
The Science Museum
Exhibition Road
South Kensington

Nearest Station: South Kensington Station
Nearest Park: Wildlife Garden
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