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Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860 will see the V&A display some of the earliest and most striking views of South Asian landscape and architecture by the pioneering British photographer. Through the early photographs, Tripe explored the new medium in order to showcase and document archaeological sites, monuments and 2015-08-30T10:00:00+01002015-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th June to 11th October 2015
Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860 will see the V&A display some of the earliest and most striking views of South Asian landsca... More about this event
 
You Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By ReflectionYou Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By ReflectionYou Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By ReflectionThe V&A's summer pavilion, a temporary structure created for The London Design Festival at the V&A by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo was inspired by Tenochtitlan, the ancient Aztec city that was built on a lake. Made up of movable layers of reflective surfaces which can be adapted to hold a wide variety of events and activities, the pavilion refe2015-08-30T10:00:00+01002015-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd June to 3rd October 2015
The V&A's summer pavilion, a temporary structure created for The London Design Festival at the V&A by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo was inspired by Tenochti... More about this event
 
What Is Luxury?What Is Luxury?What Is Luxury?What is Luxury? at the V&A will explore the ideas of luxury today, asking how it's made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity. Craftsmanship on display will include a couture gown by fashion designer Iris van Herpen, fine examples of haute horlogerie by British watchmaker George Daniels, and works that explore the cultural 2015-08-30T10:00:00+01002015-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  25th April to 27th September 2015
What is Luxury? at the V&A will explore the ideas of luxury today, asking how it's made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity. Craftsm... More about this event
 
Shoes: Pleasure and PainShoes: Pleasure and PainShoes: Pleasure and PainFrom a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A looks at the most extreme footwear across the globe. With more than 200 pairs on display, including red ballet shoes made for Victoria Page in The Red Shoes (1948), it will consider the cultural sign2015-08-30T10:00:00+01002016-01-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design
DATES  13th June 2015 to 31st January 2016
From a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A looks at... More about this event
 
Blue & White: British Printed CeramicsBlue & White: British Printed CeramicsThe quintessentially British style of ceramic design is presented in this exhibition, featuring works from the 1750s to the present day.2015-08-30T10:00:00+01002016-01-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  31st January 2015 to 3rd January 2016
The quintessentially British style of ceramic design is presented in this exhibition, featuring works from the 1750s to the present day.... More about this event
 
V & A Exhibition Road ProjectV & A Exhibition Road ProjectV & A Exhibition Road ProjectA new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are part of a planned £41 million redevelopment of the V & A, one of London's most important cultural institutions. The scheme will transform a previously inaccessible back-of-house space in2015-08-30T00:00:00+01002016-01-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture
DATES  1st October 2012 to 1st January 2016
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum... More about this event
 
Colour Photography: WorkshopColour Photography: WorkshopLearn to take dynamic colour images and make the most of your D-SLR camera.2015-09-03T10:30:00+01002015-09-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Colour Photography: Workshop
 
Fred Astaire And Ginger Rogers: A London CelebrationFred Astaire And Ginger Rogers: A London CelebrationA themed study day focusing on the dancing film stars.2015-09-05T10:00:00+01002015-09-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Fred Astaire And Ginger Rogers: A London Celebration
 
Barnaby Barford: The Tower of BabelBarnaby Barford: The Tower of BabelBarnaby Barford: The Tower of BabelAn imposing six metres high sculptural installation comprising of 3,000 bone china shops, created especially for the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of the London Design Festival, stands as a monument to the great British pastime of shopping. In Barnaby Barford's six metre high 'Tower Of Babel' derelict shops, each one depicting a real London2015-09-08T10:00:00+01002015-11-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
DATES  8th September to 1st November 2015
An imposing six metres high sculptural installation comprising of 3,000 bone china shops, created especially for the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of the... More about this event
 
Lunchtime Lecture: The Power Of The Listener: TalkLunchtime Lecture: The Power Of The Listener: TalkA talk by artist-in-residence Liam Byrne.2015-09-09T13:00:00+01002015-09-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Lunchtime Lecture: The Power Of The Listener: Talk
 
Brideshead Reunited: DiscussionBrideshead Reunited: DiscussionLeading cast members reunite to discuss an iconic television adaptation.2015-09-11T18:30:00+01002015-09-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Brideshead Reunited: Discussion
 
Playing With Light: Practical WorkshopPlaying With Light: Practical WorkshopLearn basic principles of electronic design by creating a light-controlled musical instrument.2015-09-12T10:30:00+01002015-09-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Playing With Light: Practical Workshop
 
Leafcutter John: Playing With Light ConcertLeafcutter John: Playing With Light ConcertExperimental music and light show by the artist.2015-09-12T16:00:00+01002015-09-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Leafcutter John: Playing With Light Concert
 
Touch Tour: What Is Luxury'Touch Tour: What Is Luxury'A guided tour for blind and partially sighted visitors.2015-09-15T11:00:00+01002015-09-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Touch Tour: What Is Luxury'
 
Bruno Frisoni: Haute Couture Shoes: TalkBruno Frisoni: Haute Couture Shoes: TalkThe celebrated footwear designer talks shoes.2015-09-15T18:30:00+01002015-09-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Bruno Frisoni: Haute Couture Shoes: Talk
 
Arts Of East Asia: China Korea And JapanArts Of East Asia: China Korea And JapanA chance to explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of East Asia.2015-09-15T11:10:00+01002016-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Arts Of East Asia: China Korea And Japan
 
Lunchtime Lecture: Gold And Silver Luxuries From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert CollectionLunchtime Lecture: Gold And Silver Luxuries From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert CollectionA talk by Heike Zech, Senior Curator of the Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection.2015-09-16T13:00:00+01002015-09-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Lunchtime Lecture: Gold And Silver Luxuries From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection
 
Musical Wonders of India: TalkMusical Wonders of India: TalkA talk about the rich traditions of Indian classical music.2015-09-16T18:30:00+01002015-09-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Musical Wonders of India: Talk
 
Relationships Of Luxury: Exclusive AccessRelationships Of Luxury: Exclusive AccessA symposium for makers, designers, manufacturers, retailers, curators and academics.2015-09-18T10:30:00+01002015-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Relationships Of Luxury: Exclusive Access
 
Createinsights: Design And Invention With Dominic Wilcox (Ages 16-24)Createinsights: Design And Invention With Dominic Wilcox (Ages 16-24)Meet the inventor and hear about his ideas.2015-09-18T18:30:00+01002015-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Createinsights: Design And Invention With Dominic Wilcox (Ages 16-24)
 
Iain Sinclair And Will Self: Walking London: DiscussionIain Sinclair And Will Self: Walking London: DiscussionTwo writers discuss their enduring fascination with the capital.2015-09-18T18:30:00+01002015-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Iain Sinclair And Will Self: Walking London: Discussion
 
Art And The City: Ancient To Modern 2015-2016Art And The City: Ancient To Modern 2015-2016A course covering artists and their association with cities.2015-09-21T11:10:00+01002016-07-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Art And The City: Ancient To Modern 2015-2016
 
Late Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500: CoursesLate Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500: CoursesA chance to examine the visual arts in an era of profound cultural, intellectual and social change2015-09-22T11:10:00+01002016-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Late Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500: Courses
 
High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720: CoursesHigh Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720: CoursesCourses covering the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe from the High Renaissance to Baroque2015-09-23T11:10:00+01002016-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720: Courses
 
London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern: CoursesLondon Life And Times: Medieval To Modern: CoursesThe course covers the history of London.2015-09-23T11:10:00+01002016-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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London Life And Times: Medieval To Modern: Courses
 
Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe: 1720-1900: CoursesChardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe: 1720-1900: CoursesA study of European art during an influential period.2015-09-24T11:10:00+01002016-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe: 1720-1900: Courses
 
Celebrating Robin Day: ConferenceCelebrating Robin Day: ConferenceLectures and talks inspired by the designer.2015-09-25T10:30:00+01002015-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Celebrating Robin Day: Conference
 
BSL Talk: The V&A's Damascus RoomBSL Talk: The V&A's Damascus RoomA signed talk about the interior decoration of 18th-century houses in Syria.2015-09-25T18:30:00+01002015-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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BSL Talk: The V&A's Damascus Room
 
Early Medieval: 300-1250: CoursesEarly Medieval: 300-1250: CoursesA chance to learn about early art history.2015-09-25T11:10:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Early Medieval: 300-1250: Courses
 
The Fabric Of IndiaThe Fabric Of IndiaThe Fabric Of IndiaPart of the V&A's India Festival, The Fabric of India is the first major exhibition to explore handmade textiles from India. It will include an 18th-century tent belonging to Tipu Sultan, a range of striking historic costume, cutting-edge fashion from celebrated India designers and highly prized textiles made for international trade. The exhibition2015-09-26T10:00:00+01002016-01-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Furniture & Textiles | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd October 2015 to 10th January 2016
Part of the V&A's India Festival, The Fabric of India is the first major exhibition to explore handmade textiles from India. It will include an 18th-century te... More about this event
 
Iconic Houses 1850-2000 Part 1: CoursesIconic Houses 1850-2000 Part 1: CoursesA chance to explore 20 of the most innovative houses of the 19th and 20th centuries.2015-09-28T10:30:00+01002015-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Iconic Houses 1850-2000 Part 1: Courses
 
Woven Stories: A History Of Wool, Cotton, Linen And Silk 2015: CoursesWoven Stories: A History Of Wool, Cotton, Linen And Silk 2015: CoursesCourse covering the history of textiles.2015-09-28T14:00:00+01002015-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Woven Stories: A History Of Wool, Cotton, Linen And Silk 2015: Courses
 
Art And Design In Germany: Medieval To Modern: CoursesArt And Design In Germany: Medieval To Modern: CoursesA chance to study German art and design throughout history.2015-09-29T14:00:00+01002015-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Art And Design In Germany: Medieval To Modern: Courses
 
Lunchtime Lecture: Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Lunchtime Lecture: Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs, discusses the exhibition.2015-09-30T13:00:00+01002015-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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Lunchtime Lecture: Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860
 
The Big DrawThe Big DrawThe Big DrawThe Big Draw takes place nationwide throughout the month of October and museums, galleries, heritage sites, libraries, schools and parks all play host to a variety of events encouraging people of all ages to discover how drawing can connect them with their surroundings and communities. Put together by the Campaign for Drawing, a charity which aims 2015-10-01T00:00:00+01002015-10-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Art Workshop | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st to 31st October 2015
The Big Draw takes place nationwide throughout the month of October and museums, galleries, heritage sites, libraries, schools and parks all play host to a var... More about this event
 
Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionBejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionBejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani CollectionBejewelled Treasures: the Al-Thani Collection at the V&A explores the themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery, featuring a gold finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan. The exhibition will also include pieces that reveal the dramatic changes that took place in Indian jewellery design during the early 20th century and will examine the in2015-11-21T10:00:00+00002016-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Decorative Arts | PRICING  Free  
DATES  21st November 2015 to 28th March 2016
Bejewelled Treasures: the Al-Thani Collection at the V&A explores the themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery, featuring a gold finial from the t... More about this event
 
Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret CameronThe V&A marks the bicentenary of the birth of Julia Margaret Cameron with a display of more than 100 of her photographs from its collection. One of photography's 19th-century pioneers, Cameron was dedicated to the medium and daring in her experiments with image making. Best known for her powerful portraits, the exhibition will also examine her rela2015-11-28T10:00:00+00002016-02-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 2RL
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  28th November 2015 to 14th February 2016
The V&A marks the bicentenary of the birth of Julia Margaret Cameron with a display of more than 100 of her photographs from its collection. One of photography... More about this event
 
 
 

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What Is Luxury?
What Is Luxury?
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

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What is Luxury? at the V&A will explore the ideas of luxury today, asking how it's made and understood in ...More

 
You Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By Reflection
You Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By Reflection
Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2015 

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The V&A's summer pavilion, a temporary structure created for The London Design Festival at the V&A by Mexican architect Frida ...More

 
Blue & White: British Printed Ceramics
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The quintessentially British style of ceramic design is presented in this exhibition, featuring works from the 1750s to the present ...More

Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860
Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer Of India And Burma, 1852-1860
Exhibitions | Until 11th October 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1860 will see the V&A display some of the earliest and most ...More

 
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers, Shoes: ...More

 
V & A Exhibition Road Project
V & A Exhibition Road Project
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of ...More

 
Churchill's Scientists
Churchill's Scientists
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2016 

Science Museum 3 minutes walk from Victoria And Albert (v & A) Museum

The Science Museum's major exhibition of 2015 is Churchill's Scientists, which will run from January 2015 until early 2016. Marking ...More

 
Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?
Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

Science Museum 3 minutes walk from Victoria And Albert (v & A) Museum

Cravings: Can Your Food Control You? at the Science Museum explores the power that food has over our bodies, brains ...More

 
Revelations: Experiments in Photography
Revelations: Experiments in Photography
Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

Science Museum 3 minutes walk from Victoria And Albert (v & A) Museum

Featuring rare images by some of the pioneers of photography since the 1840s, Revelations: Experiments in Photography explores the influence ...More

 
Hands On Nature: Dinosaurs
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from Victoria And Albert (v & A) Museum

Learn how to identify real fossil specimens from the Museum's collection....More

 
 
 
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