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Signs, Symbols, Secrets: An Illustrated Guide To Alchemy at Science Museum. Historical illustrations and manuscripts relating to the quest for the philosopher's stone, including a recently discovered Ripley Scroll alongside texts and images from the museum collection.

 

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PRICING  £10 (Adults), £7 (Concessions)
DATES  10th February to 4th September 2016
VENUE  Science Museum 
Ever wondered what Leonardo da Vinci's ambitious inventions would have looked like in real life? Now, thanks to the Science Museum's The Mechanics of Genius, you can as large-scale reproductions of famous drawings and sketches by the great genius of the Renaissance are put into practice. Forty historical models by the great artist and ... More about this event
 
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PRICING  £15, concs £13
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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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