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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.


It’s Alive! Frankenstein festival fills the Science Museum

A week of events to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, including a screening of Terminator 2 on an IMAX sized cinema screen.


Tickets Alert: Vintage computer games return to the Science Museum

They've obviously decided that it's popular, as the Science Museum is again giving over an entire hall to computer games.


Drink bad beer and eat cockroaches – at the Science Museum

The Science Museum is offering you a chance to end Dry January with a flourish, with tastings of bad beers and insects for snacks.


New exhibition celebrates Britain’s cold-war rocket project

Conceived before NASA, before Sputnik, Britain was leading the space race with the development of the world's longest running, yet oddly little known, space rocket programme.


Tickets Alert: Vintage computer games return to the Science Museum

Last year, a vast room was filled with digital explosions and 8-bit graphics to the delight of many, and it's returning again next month.