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RobotsShowcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the Science Museum's new exhibition explores the deep-seated drive to recreate ourselves and how robots have been shaped by religious belief, the industrial revolution, 20th century popular culture and dreams of the future. Robots will reveal the remarkable 500-year story of humanoid robots with over 100 robots on display, 12 of which will be working models that you might get to interact with. In addition to the exhibition, the Science Museum has also launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise £35,000 to rebuild the UK's first humanoid robot, Eric. If successful, Eric will form the centrepiece of the Robots exhibition.

About Science Museum

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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Robots Articulated manikin (c) The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum†


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South Kensington Tube Station
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Gloucester Road Tube Station
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West Brompton Overground Station
21 minutes walk
Paddington Railway Station
27 minutes walk
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Union Car Parks
5 minutes walk
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
10 minutes walk

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Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £177† 24% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Robots
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
Grange Strathmore Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £50† 38% off
41 Queen's Gate Gardens, SW7 | 4 minutes from Robots
Ideally located in London's affluent and fashionable Kensington area, the Grange Strathmore Hotel is an elegantly restored London townhouse, combining Victorian splendour with modern day luxury. ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £66† 26% off
68-86 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from Robots
Formerly home to the Vanderbilt family, this grand Victorian townhouse with an imposing frontage is now part of the Radisson brand. Located on the bustling Cromwell ... More
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Sacconi Quartet
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Monday 20th February 2017 - 1.05pm
Robots, Prince Consort Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Robots
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Cirque Du Soleil: Amaluna
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 12th January to 4th February 2017
Robots, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 5 minutes from Robots
Written and directed by Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, Cirque du Soleil's 33rd production is a celebration of love. The Montreal-based circus company, renowned for its ...More
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Grant-Lee Phillips
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Monday 20th February 2017 - 7.30pm
Robots, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 5 minutes from Robots
Iconic troubadour Grant-Lee Phillips has been a pioneering force in alternative rock for more than 25 years. Pushing the limits of folk, alternative, pop and Americana....More
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Robots
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Robots
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Robots
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Robots
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Robots
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 ... More
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Robots
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
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Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | Same location as Robots
Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery is the Science Museum 's most ambitious interactive gallery to date. Open from October 2016, the £6 million gallery ... More
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Robots
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Robots
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Robots
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
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T.rex Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Robots
The Natural History Museum invites visitors to dine with the dinosaurs at its new restaurant, T.rex Grill. Located in the museum's Fossil Way, the new ... More
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Ognisko Polskie
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
55 Prince's Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Robots
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. Dress smart casual. ... More
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Dorsia - London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Robots
British Cuisine... More
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Near Robots
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Robots
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Robots
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 16 minutes from Robots
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Robots
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Robots
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Robots
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Robots
Bar ... More
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 10 minutes from Robots
Gastropub... More
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Robots
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
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Robots clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 6 minutes from Robots
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Robots
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 12 minutes from Robots
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Robots
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Robots
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Robots
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More

Science Museum events

RobotsRobotsRobotsShowcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the Science Museum's new exhibition explores the deep-seated drive to recreate ourselves and how robots have been shaped by religious belief, the industrial revolution, 20th century popular culture and dreams of the future. Robots wil2017-02-20T10:00:00+00002017-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Science Museum, † Exhibition Road† † † SW7 2DD
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PRICING£15, concs £13
DATES8th February to 3rd September 2017
VENUEScience Museum
Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the Science Museum's new exhibition explores the deep-seated drive to recreate ourselves and how robots have been shaped by religious belief, the industrial revolution, 20th century popular culture and dreams of the future. Robots wil...†More about this event
Take Flight with Samsung at The Science Museum's 'Lates'Take Flight with Samsung at The Science Museum's 'Lates'Attractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction.2017-02-22T18:45:00+00002017-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Science Museum, † Exhibition Road† † † SW7 2DD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Take Flight with Samsung at The Science Museum's 'Lates'
Legend Of ValentinaLegend Of Valentina2017-03-15T19:00:00+00002017-03-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Science Museum, † Exhibition Road† † † SW7 2DD
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