Our normal opening hours Monday - Sunday (including bank holidays) are: 10.00am - 5.00pm (last admission 4.30pm)
Open every day of the year except 24 – 26 December and 1 January.
Admission to the museum is FREE
NEW 4D Land Speed Record Simulator tickets:
Under 16/Concessions £3.50
Groups of 10 or more £3.50 per person
Family Ticket £15.50 (up to four people, including at least one adult and at least one child)
Height and other restrictions apply to the 4D simulator ride.
The 4D simulator ride is open from 10.00am - 4.30pm daily. We recommend buying tickets in advance for large groups.
Buy your tickets in advance here!
Tickets can also be purchased on the day.
We reserve the right at our discretion to alter our advertised arrangements for Events and Exhibitions, and to cancel without notice. Special exhibitions may have additional restrictions.
Your visit to the museum is at all times subject to any notice to visitors we post on the premises. We reserve the right to refuse to allow entry to our premises, or remove from our premises any person that fails to comply with any reasonable instructions that we may give to visitors from time to time.
We will sometimes conduct bag searches. The searches look for restricted items and any other material that might be considered a risk to our collection, or to the health and safety and enjoyment of our visitors. Any items found will be removed at the bag-searching point will be recorded and returned to the visitor on departure. If our staff finds anything they consider to be illegal, they will confiscate it and contact the Police.