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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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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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PRICING  Free | Pre-sale tickets sold out, extra tickets on the door, more released closer to the event
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