Faraday Museum at the Royal Institution
Grab your lab coats and discover the history of science at this famous institute. Children can find out all about the people and instruments that changed the world of science and will love the interactive periodic table.
A must for passionate young scientists, the Faraday Museum celebrates the RI’s illustrious members and explores over 200 years of scientific discovery. Housed in a magnificent building, highlights include a state-of-the-art nanotechnology lab and the preserved 1850s laboratory where Michael Faraday carried out pioneering work on electricity and magnetism.
Expect to spend around an hour exploring the museum’s three floors. An excellent pitstop for a small taste of science history with loads to please mini mad scientists! Finish off by getting a snap with the impressive statue of Faraday at the foot of the central staircase.