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SCIENCE MUSEUM Hovercraft Racer Science Kit

N699598W | 4381SM
  • Suitable age: 10+ years
  • Battery powered
  • Develops STEAM skills
  • Teaches principles of mechanics and robotics
  • Detailed manual with instructions & tips

SCIENCE MUSEUM Hovercraft Racer Science Kit

SCIENCE MUSEUM Hovercraft Racer Science Kit

N699598W | 4381SM

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Product information

Do you know how a hovercraft works? The Science Museum Hovercraft Racer Science Kit can help you understand the basic principles of its mechanics and robotics.

The kit contains all you need to build a hovercraft, with detailed instructions that children can understand. This way they can build it on their own and feel that sense of an achievement. It also helps to develop children's STEAM skills that can be applied to everyday tasks.

Powered by AAA batteries, you can take the Hovercraft Racer anywhere with you and show it to your friends.

SCIENCE MUSEUM Hovercraft Racer Science Kit, Suitable age: 10+ years, Battery powered, Develops STEAM skills, Teaches principles of mechanics and robotics, Detailed manual with instructions & tips


Basic Specifications

Manufacturer's Part Number
Product Type
Science kit


Science Kit
Learning basics of mechanics and robotics
Suitable age
10 years+
Not suitable for
Children under 3 years.
Product warnings
Small parts may be a choking hazard
- Plastic
- Metal


Box contents
- Base panel
- Plastic skirt
- Arch template
- Duct template
- Battery compartment with switch and wires
- Battery compartment cover
- Motor stand
- Motor cover
- Propeller
- Double-sided adhesive tape
- Motor with wires
- Screws
- Reusable adhesive
- Attachment bar x 2
- Terminal cap x 2
240 x 205 x 60 mm (H x W x D)
120 g
Manufacturer's guarantee
1 year


Power source
AAA Battery x 4
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How long does delivery take?

Products will be sent as soon as possible, but may be delayed due to supply chain pressures. Predicted lead time for your chosen product/s will be detailed in your basket before checkout.
For large items (kitchen appliances, large screen TVs etc.) you can select your delivery date and time during the checkout process.

Installation and recycling information

Installation and recycling are available on large items (large kitchen appliances and TVs over 40”) and can be selected during the checkout process.
If you have selected recycling, please ensure your existing appliance is disconnected (and defrosted where relevant) before our team arrive.
Where installation has been purchased, our team will disconnect your existing appliance, install your new product and connect it to existing services within 1 meter.

Please note: Installations are only available to domestic premises. Our installers are not authorised to install any products within any commercial location

Price Match

We'll match against any other UK retailer store or website price including offer-code discounts.

How to request a business price match
We promise to match the competitor’s price available when you contact us. To request a price match for:

  • Online purchases: Contact us here.
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Information you’ll need
If you have already purchased you’ll need your receipt, the competitor you want us to match and details of any relevant voucher offers.
If you have not yet purchased you’ll need; the product code (available on the product page), our price, the competitor you want us to match and details of any relevant voucher offers.

We’ll even price match 7 days after your purchase!
Here’s how to get a price match if you’ve already bought:
If you see the same item cheaper elsewhere, within 7 days of buying from us we’ll refund you the difference.
If you bought online: call us on 0344 561 6789 and have your receipt handy.

Price Promise terms & conditions
We'll match against any other UK retailer store or website price including offer-code discounts. We’ll match the prices of any products (not delivery, installation charges, product protection plans or other services) offered on identical terms and where we can check the price and stock position. Our competitor’s product must be the same model number as ours. Both us and the competitor must have the product in stock and ready for delivery. We do not match competitor’s ink prices, trade, membership & 3rd party market place sellers.

Limited to maximum five units per order or transaction. Cannot be used with any other offer.