Astonishing Science. Spectacular museum.
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Action-packed show exploring extremes of temperature, and involving lots of liquid nitrogen!
An engaging and interactive session exploring forces through an adaptation of the traditional folk story, The Enormous Turnip.
Explore the wonder and potential of computer programming in this practical coding workshop.
Follow the journey of food through the human digestive system in this show that's perfectly pitched for KS2.
A lively and participatory show that provokes students to think about the ethical implications of who has access to genetic information.
An interactive storytelling exploring materials through an adaptation of the popular traditional folk story.
Hear about living and working in space from cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya, the first woman to do a space walk.
Take a gory journey through the human body, looking at blood and its effect on the major organs, blood vessels, health and disease.
Find out how structures, forces and clever design makes bridges strong.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden shares what inspired him to become an astronaut in this special Q&A for Years 5-8.
From September to mid-October 2015 our hands-on Launchpad gallery will be trialing mixed KS2 and KS3 days. Find out when you can request places for your...
Hear the story of Yuri Gagarin, the first human into space.
How did Rocket become the most famous steam locomotive in the world? Our costumed character portraying George Stephenson tells all.
Find out about living and working in space with our costumed character portraying Gene Cernan, NASA astronaut and last man on the Moon.
Come and meet Michael Faraday and let him tell you all about his cutting-edge electric experiments.
Find out how forces help rockets get into space and how they come back down again.
Interactive storytelling session exploring light and shadows through the tale of Hedgehog who isn't ready to hibernate.
We welcome students with special educational needs at any time, but on set dates Launchpad is reserved for SEN groups.
An explosive show all about how things burn.
Can you ever switch a magnet off? What does 'aerodynamic' mean? Find out all about forces and magnets in the fast-paced show.
Quiz Sir Isaac Newton about how an apple changed the world and how his scientific discoveries - from gravity to light - have changed our lives.
Meet Amy Johnson, and hear about her epic journey in 1930 when she became the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia.
Reconstruct a vintage-style radio in this hands-on workshop exploring the electromagnetic spectrum and broadcast technology.
Our hands-on Launchpad gallery is reserved for different ages on different days. Find out when you can request places for Key Stage 1 children.
Watch a space-related IMAX film, meet one of our astronaut costumed characters and follow our space trail.
WatchThe Human Body 2D and encounter Jones the Bones for a themed visit exploring how the body works.