“I come here every year, and every year, my jaw drops”
“A brilliant afternoon!"
“Fantastic - made complicated concepts really accessible”
“Loved everything! Great fun for all ages”
Explore the science shaping our future, with the people making it happen.
Join us for our free, week long festival celebrating the cutting edge of UK science. With a packed programme of events alongside exhibits of hands-on science and technology, there’s something for everyone. If you can't make it to London, you can discover some of the exciting science on show in Summer Science Exhibition Extra - our interactive online exhibition.
To be the first to know when we announce our full programme of exhibits and events, sign up to our newsletter.
Soil: our buried treasure
Get hands on and dig deep as you discover the vital but vulnerable resource beneath our feet.
Resistance is futile
The fightback against superbugs is on, using advanced DNA sequencing to pinpoint antibiotic resistance genes.
Gaia: one billion stars in 3D
The Milky Way in glorious 3D; Gaia is giving a window into the darkest secrets of our galaxy like never before.
08 July 2018
Bugs vs boyfriends
Tricks and twists
Food and drink