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Daily sessions: 11am-12.30pm, 12.45pm-2.15pm, 2.30pm-4pm, 4.15pm-5.45pm | Half day tickets: 11am-2.15pm, 2.30pm-5.45pm | Sessions at Lates on Wednesday 25 October: 7.30pm-8.30pm, 8.45pm-9.45pm | 18+ evening sessions: Thursday 26 and Friday 27 October 7pm-10pm
 
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Single session: Adult £10, child £8, senior £9 | Half day pass: Adult 18, child £14, senior £16 | 18+ evening session £12
 
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Power UPThis October half term the Science Museum presents gaming extravaganza Power UP. Returning for its second year, the hands-on event invites gaming fans to get their fix with 180 systems and hundreds of games, including video games, computers and consoles from the past four decades. From Pong and Pacman to Minecraft and Mario, there's something for everyone. With PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch sitting alongside SNES, SEGA Dreamcast and BBC Micro - the original educational computer - visitors will be able to see how technology has evolved, with PlayStation VR providing a glimpse into the possibilities of the future.

 

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The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done in a fun and creative way. This museum is one of the most interactive in the city, with lots of hands-on exhibits. More about Science Museum

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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £173  33% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Power UP
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
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Power UP, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Power UP
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 19th October 2017 - 7.30pm
Power UP, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 5 minutes from Power UP
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Power UP, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 5 minutes from Power UP
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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Power UP
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24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Power UP
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London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Power UP
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Illuminating IndiaIlluminating IndiaIlluminating IndiaThis autumn, the Science Museum celebrates India's contribution to science, technology and mathematics with its special Illuminating India season. The season brings together a series of events, including two free major exhibitions: 5000 Years of Science and Innovation and Photography 1857-2017. The former takes a journey through India's remarkable 2017-10-19T10:00:00+01002018-03-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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VENUE  Science Museum 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Power Up

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Power Up

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