Exhibition: The Sun: Living with our star

This exhibition CLOSED on Mon, 6th May 2019

This exhibition has finished.

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: £16.50

The awesome power, beauty and dark side of the Sun is revealed in this exhibition. Spectacular interactive experiences, unique artefacts and stunning imagery sheds fresh light on our evolving relationship with our closest star.

People have worshipped it, lived under its illumination, tried to harness its power and uncover its secrets.

From beautiful early Nordic Bronze Age artefacts that reveal ancient beliefs of how the Sun was transported across the sky, to details of upcoming NASA and ESA solar missions, this exhibition will chart humankind’s dependence upon and everchanging understanding of our star.

Animations, archive recordings and film bring to life a unique collection of scientific instruments, technological innovations and historic artefacts.

This is the story of humanity’s ever-changing relationship with our nearest star.

Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


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