Exhibition: The Sun: Living with our star

This exhibition runs from Sat, 6th Oct 2018 to Mon, 6th May 2019. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Sat,
20th Apr 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Sun,
21st Apr 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Mon,
22nd Apr 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Tue,
23rd Apr 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Wed,
24th Apr 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Thu,
25th Apr 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Fri,
26th Apr 2019  
(10am - 6pm)

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.


Location

Science Museum,

Exhibition Road, London,
SW7 2DD

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