Seven floors and more than 40 galleries contain probably the world‘s finest collections from science, technology and medicine. The motive power collection includes the earliest surviving Boulton & Watt engine (1788) and the Trevithick high pressure engine of 1806. The extensive maritime collection includes scale models of such vessels as PS ‘Sirus’ (1837), PS ‘Great Western’ (1873), PS ‘Great Eastern’ (1858), etc.
- Souvenir Shop
- Full disabled access
Exhibition Road South Kensington London Greater London SW7 2DD
Daily 1000-1800. School Hols closes 1900. (Last entry 45 mins earlier.) (Closed 24-26 Dec.)
By Bus: various
By Rail: South Kensington (LUG) / 0.5 miles