Science Museum IMAX

 
 
ADDRESS
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2DD 
 
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Adult £8, Child £6.25, Family £18.50 - £25.50
 

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The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where you can get the full cinematic experience in 3D. With digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), the IMAX is, without doubt, the most technically impressive modern cinema in the country. Watching a film here is more like taking part in the action - travel from the depths of the ocean up to the far reaches of outer space via a series of spectacular 3D and 2D films. Given the location, within the Science Museum, it's not surprising that a large proportion of their 3D programme is dedicated to nature films, space adventures, earthquakes and prehistoric creatures, but there are some mainstream movie cartoon features too. 3D documentaries add to the portfolio and, while the 2D films are by no means as visually dynamic they are still impressive on this impressively large screen.

 

Science Museum IMAX events

 
Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D ExperienceUnder The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D ExperienceIn the latest exploration of the natural world to take advantage of the IMAX 3D format, director Howard Hall explores the impact of global warming in some of the most isolated and exotic places on the globe. Diving deep below the waves, we are transported into breathtaking underwater landscapes in the Indo-Pacific region, home to some of the most m27th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Science Museum IMAX,   Exhibition Road  Knightsbridge    SW7 2DD
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Now On
Under The Sea 3D: An IMAX 3D Experience
event > Film Events > Film - Documentaries
DATES  23rd to 29th Jan 2015
In the latest exploration of the natural world to take advantage of the IMAX 3D format, director Howard Hall explores the impact of global warming in some of the most isolated and exotic places on the globe. Diving deep below the waves, we are transported into breathtaking underwater landscapes in the Indo-Pacific region, home to some of the most m
Fly Me To The Moon 3DFly Me To The Moon 3DIn the sweltering summer of May 1969, intrepid housefly Nat and his best friends Scooter and IQ yearn for excitement. Inspired by his globetrotting grandpa, Nat encourages Scooter and IQ to join him on the voyage of a lifetime by hitching a ride inside the helmets of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Nat's mother discovers the plan t27th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Science Museum IMAX,   Exhibition Road  Knightsbridge    SW7 2DD
Category: event
Now On
Fly Me To The Moon 3D
event > Film Events
DATES  Sunday 25th January 2015 at 11am & Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 12.15pm
In the sweltering summer of May 1969, intrepid housefly Nat and his best friends Scooter and IQ yearn for excitement. Inspired by his globetrotting grandpa, Nat encourages Scooter and IQ to join him on the voyage of a lifetime by hitching a ride inside the helmets of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Nat's mother discovers the plan t
Space Station 3DSpace Station 3D29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Science Museum IMAX,   Exhibition Road  Knightsbridge    SW7 2DD
Category: event
On Soon
Space Station 3D
event > Film Events > Film - Documentaries
DATES  Thursday 29th January 2015 - 11am
Ensemble BPM-Three TalesEnsemble BPM-Three TalesGrammy Award-winning composer Steve Reich presents a contemporary video opera telling the story of society's relationship with science and technology.22nd April 2015Friday 24th April 2015 Where:
Science Museum IMAX,   Exhibition Road  Knightsbridge    SW7 2DD
Category: event
 
Ensemble BPM-Three Tales
event > Concerts > Opera - Contemporary opera
DATES  Wednesday 22nd and Friday 24th April 2015 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Grammy Award-winning composer Steve Reich presents a contemporary video opera telling the story of society's relationship with science and technology.
 

Opening and closing times for Science Museum IMAX

Today (Tuesday) Science Museum IMAX closes at 18.00

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18.00
 
 

Tuesday:

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18.00
 
 

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18.00
 
 

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LondonTown.com - Science Museum IMAX Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Science Museum IMAX

Near Science Museum IMAX
Fifty Four Boutique Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  24% off
54 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 3 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Located at 54 Queen's Gate, this traditional Edwardian townhouse hotel is well positioned, within five minutes' walk of both Gloucester Road and South Kensington Tube stations ... More
 
 
 
Grange Strathmore Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  32% off
41 Queen's Gate Gardens, SW7 | 4 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Ideally located in London's affluent and fashionable Kensington area, the Grange Strathmore Hotel is an elegantly restored London townhouse, combining Victorian splendour with modern day luxury. ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  27% off
68-86 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Formerly home to the Vanderbilt family, this grand Victorian townhouse with an imposing frontage is now part of the Radisson brand. Located on the bustling Cromwell ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Cinemas nearest Science Museum IMAX

Nearest to Science Museum IMAX
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 24 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, SW1E | 30 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Science Museum IMAX

Near Science Museum IMAX
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, SW10 | 16 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Science Museum IMAX

Near Science Museum IMAX
Today Only
Letters Of Note: Alfred Russell Wallace: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 2.30pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Science Museum IMAX
Find out how Museum archivists care for the Wallace Collection....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Oboe Masterclass With Jacques Tys
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 10am
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
RCM Prince Consort Professor Jacques Tys works with woodwind players....More
 
 
 
Now On
Belle And Sebastian (Belle Et Sebastien)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 23rd to 29th Jan 2015
Cine Lumiere, Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Science Museum IMAX

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Science Museum IMAX
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Science Museum IMAX
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | Same location as Science Museum IMAX
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Science Museum IMAX
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Science Museum IMAX

The best shops and markets near Science Museum IMAX
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Science Museum IMAX

What are the best dining options near Science Museum IMAX London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ognisko Polskie
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
55 Prince's Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Dorsia - London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Kulu Kulu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
39 Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Kulu Kulu is a good example of a typical sushi bar, a great place to go for sushi whether you’re a novice or an experienced fan. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Science Museum IMAX

Near Science Museum IMAX
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 24 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Science Museum IMAX

Science Museum IMAX gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Science Museum IMAX

The best pubs near London Science Museum IMAX.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 10 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Science Museum IMAX

Science Museum IMAX clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Science Museum IMAX

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Science Museum IMAX.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Science Museum IMAX
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, SW7 | 5 minutes from Science Museum IMAX
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Great Debate Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2015 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum Imax

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Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 27th January 2015 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum Imax

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
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Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum Imax

Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. ...More

 
Letters Of Note: Alfred Russell Wallace: Talk
Exhibitions | On 27th January 2015 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum Imax

Find out how Museum archivists care for the Wallace Collection....More

Storytelling With Puppets: Jackie And The Beanstalk & Three Billy Goats Gruff (Over 3s)
Kids Events | Until 12th February 2015 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum Imax

An interactive session learning about natural history....More

Oboe Masterclass With Jacques Tys
Exhibitions | On 27th January 2015 

Royal College of Music 3 minutes walk from Science Museum Imax

RCM Prince Consort Professor Jacques Tys works with woodwind players....More

Disobedient Objects
Disobedient Objects
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Science Museum Imax

The V&A's Disobedient Objects exhibition showcases items made to play a role in political protest, ranging from Suffragette teapots to ...More

 
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Science Museum Imax

The V&A turns its attentions, and not inconsiderable costume collection, to the subject of marriage, and in particular the evolution ...More

 
V & A Exhibition Road Project
V & A Exhibition Road Project
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Science Museum Imax

A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of ...More

 
 

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Camellia Festival
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Exhibitions | 28th February 2015 - 29th March 2015 

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Guests visiting the annual Camellia Festival, which showcases the wonderful Chiswick House camellia collection, can do so for free this ...More

 
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Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
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Opened 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden, occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
 
 
 
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