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From galaxy to grotto, ecology to elves, molecules to mistletoe, our online shop is packed full of out-of-this-world gifts to help spread Christmas cheer.

Whether it’s a stocking filler for a loved one, a ‘safe-bet’ secret Santa for a colleague, or a stellar showstopper for your best mate, we’ve got you covered this year.

Our mission is to inspire the next generation with science and every purchase (large or small) made on our online shop will make a huge difference.

So, here’s a round-up of some of this season’s must-haves for Christmas.

Gifts up to £5

Space food ice-cream

NEAPOLITAN ICE CREAM SANDWICH SPACE FOOD
£5.00

Light years away from your traditional Christmas pudding, freeze-dried Neapolitan Ice Cream has been used aboard space missions since the early Mercury missions.

Guaranteed to land, this tasty space food treat is a perfect stocking filler.

Smartphone Hologram Projector.

SMARTPHONE HOLOGRAM PROJECTOR
£5.00

Based on the theory of ‘Pepper’s Ghost‘ this nifty smartphone 3D hologram projector displays holographic images, animations, or video clips and is an easy win for tech-fans as they mesmerise their audience.

The clear visualiser works with any smartphone or tablet.

Gifts up to £20

Science Museum Planet Map Mug

SCIENCE Museum Planet Map Mug
£8.75

For the nostalgic interstellar commuter, help navigate their way back to Earth with this Solar System Map mug.

Eat, drink, and be merry with this dishwasher safe, porcelain present.

Purple Wallet

PENTATONIC X SCIENCE MUSEUM WALLET
£20.00

Made from two old plastic bottles, this Pentatonic X Science Museum Wallet is a sustainably stylish choice for the eco-minded.

The wallet also comes in three different colours and is part of a wider Pentatonic range, where all products are made from 100% recycled materials.

Gifts up to £30

Water bottle with Science Museum logo and photograph of the Northern Lights

 

ROOT7 X SCIENCE MUSEUM NORTHERN LIGHTS WATER BOTTLE
£25.00

Stay hydrated in style with this beautifully designed water bottle that captures the Northern Lights. This insulated bottle will keep your water cold for 30 hours or hot for 20 hours.

Give the gift of sustainability this year by helping to reduce plastic waste.

 

Solar system toy

SOLAR SYSTEM NIGHT LIGHT
£30.00

For that budding astronomer, this model solar system night light helps illustrate the relative position and size of the planets.

The instructions also contain secret codes to unlock facts about each planet!

Gifts over £30

Science Museum silver astronaut backpack

HYPE X SCIENCE MUSEUM ASTRONAUT BACKPACK
£30.00

Make someone’s Christmas with this exclusive Science Museum Astronaut backpack made in collaboration with Hype.

With two zippered compartments and padded adjustable shoulder straps, this galactic gear certainly packs a bunch.

Happy Atoms toy

HAPPY ATOMS INTRODUCTORY SET
£80.00

H2O H2O H2O, this award-winning Happy Atoms Introductory set is a revolutionary approach to teaching chemistry and uses both physical and digital systems. Discover the world of molecules in an intuitive, hands-on way.

Who said Christmas can’t be educational too?

 

..bonus gift!

 

Pom Pom Jumper

SCIENCE MUSEUM KIDS POM POM PLANETS JUMPER
£25.00

Baby It’s Cold Outside, so grab yourself or a friend the official Science Museum Kids Pom Pom Planets Jumper.

Each pom pom planet is represented by an adorable, tactile pom pom and guaranteed to put a smile on your little astronaut’s face this Christmas.

 

For more gift inspiration this Christmas, visit the Science Museum Shop online and help us to continue our mission to inspire futures.