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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.

 

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

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


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Paddington Railway Station
 
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5 minutes walk
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £146  30% 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  23% 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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Beatrix Potter's London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 27th April 2017 at 10am-5.45pm & Friday 28th April 2017 at 10am-10pm
Robots, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Robots
To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the children's author behind The Tale Of Peter Rabbit, this display looks at the role of the ...More
 
 
 
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All About Piano! Festival
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Robots, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 4 minutes from Robots
Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano enters its fifth year, starting on Friday 31st March with international ...More
 
 
 
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"The Stars" In The Round
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Robots, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 5 minutes from Robots
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Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Robots
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Robots
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Robots
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Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Robots
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Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | Same location as Robots
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La Cave a Fromage
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24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Robots
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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
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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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Robots
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
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23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Robots
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1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 12 minutes from Robots
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Natural History Museum
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Robots
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London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Robots
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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 wil2017-04-28T10:00:00+01002017-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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event > Kids Events
PRICING  £15, concs £13
DATES  8th February to 3rd September 2017
VENUE  Science 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
 
 

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