Early Birds (Science Museum)

Early Birds enables families with children who have an Autism Spectrum Condition to come along and enjoy the Museum free from the hustle and bustle of the general public.


Taking place on selected Saturdays across the year, we open the Museum early at 8.30am, and some of our interactive galleries remain available exclusively to booked Early Birds guests until 11.15am. As well as exploring some of the galleries you can enjoy a selection of fun workshops and exciting demonstrations.
All of these events are completely free and suitable for families with children under the age of 15.

When are Early Birds taking place?

  • Sunday 18 March 2018 at 8:00am (Fully Booked)
  • COMING SOON: Early Birds will take place again on Saturday 5 May 2018. Booking opens on Friday 6 April at 10:00am.

Sunday 18 March

The theme for Early Birds on Sunday 18 March is Mathematics, with activities focusing on maths in nature, maths games, and maths and magic. Prior to the event you will recieve a Visual Story and a programme outline with more details to help you with your visit.

See below for information about how to book.
If you would like to receive a reminder that bookings are about to open, please email: familyprogrammes@sciencemuseum.ac.uk and we'll add you to our Early Birds mailing list.

Do I need to book?

Places are limited so you do need to book. Call us on 020 7942 4000 – we'll take your details and send an email confirming your Early Birds places.


For more on Information please see the Science Museum website.