Faraday Museum

The Faraday Museum is a small collection located in the basement of the Royal Institution which celebrates the achievements of Michael Faraday, one-time professor at the Royal Institute and ‘father of electricity’.

The museum houses his original apparatus, manuscripts, pictures and personal memorabilia which include his medals, watches, microsopes and an inkstead. The exhibits also include a recreation of Faraday's Magnetic Laboratory which has been restored on its original site.

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday from 10am until 4.30pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.

Faraday Museum
Royal Institution
21 Albemarle Street

Location Map

+44 (0)20 7409 2992

Nearest Tube / Rail Station
Green Park

Bus Routes
8, 9, 14, 19, 22, 38