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Rare watch goes on display in the Science Museum

An intricate British-made watch which sold in 2017 for £3.2 million has gone on display in the Science Museum for the next few years.


Driverless: Who is in control?

Self driving cars may seem like a modern invention, but they're much older than you might realise.


See spies and spooks at the Science Museum

A new exhibition that is less James Bond and more Q looks at the history of how British spies kept their secrets safe from enemies.


Tickets Alert: The Clangers on IMAX, introduced by Sir Michael Palin

The Science Museum is celebrating the anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission with a special screening of The Clangers - in its huge IMAX cinema.


Tickets Alert: Apollo 11 documentary with Q&A

Experience the Apollo 11 mission on one of the biggest cinema screens in Europe - the Science Museum's IMAX, followed by a Q&A with British astronaut Helen Sharman and legendary science broadcaster James Burke.


A celebration of chemistry in South Kensington

To celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table of the Elements in 2019, there is to be a celebration of chemistry starting next month.


Tickets Alert: Vintage computer games at the Science Museum

This Easter, the Science Museum is again giving over an entire hall to vintage computer games.


Win tickets to an IMAX screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Science Museum is offering IanVisits readers two pairs of tickets to their IMAX screenings of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey", to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Kubrick’s groundbreaking 1968 epic.


Sir Quentin Blake draws scientists for the Science Museum

A large room at the top of the Science Museum, normally filled with schoolchildren has also gained a huge new mural by the illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake.


The Sun blazes into the Science Museum’s new blockbuster exhibition

From ancient Bronze Age worship to spacecraft still to be launched, the Science Museum's newest blockbuster exhibition looks at the source of all life on earth... the Sun.


The last Tsar, the death of the Romanovs at the Science Museum

At a time when news about Russia is synonymous with assassination and murder, the Science Museum looks back 100 years to another dark and notorious assassination.


The Science Museum has a room full of old washing machines and televisions

In the basement of the Science Museum is a gallery that's all too easy to miss, and yet is full of domestic wonders.


Play with the Science Museum’s new random science image generator

The Science Museum has added a little playful twist to their image archive with a random image generator.


New exhibition looks into the death of the Russian Royal Family

Probably one of the most famous royal deaths in history, and still a mystery, the Science Museum is putting on an exhibition about the execution of the Romanov Royal Family.


Planet Mercury space probe comes to London

The Science Museum has shown off a full-size engineering model of BepiColombo, the European Space Agency’s first ever spacecraft to explore Mercury, and one of the most challenging planetary missions ever launched.