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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

Emergency! Exit?

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 

What would you do in an evacuation?

Help researchers from the University of Essex find out how different people behave in emergencies. Play computer games to explore how you might respond to an evacuation in a crowd.

Who can take part?

Anyone is welcome to take part, but we particularly encourage children age six and up. Written consent is required for everybody. If you are under 18, your parent or legal guardian will have to sign the form.

What is Live Science?

Live Science is an ongoing project where real scientists come into the Science Museum to carry out their research using Museum visitors as volunteers. You can take part in real scientific experiments to find out more about yourself.

Nothing dangerous… just fun, interesting experiments.


Who am I? is supported by:     Principal funder:       Major sponsors:

    Wellcome trust logo         GlaxoSmithKlein logo              Life Technologies Foundation logo

Emergency! Exit?

What you would do in an evacuation?
Floor: 1
From 02/09/2014
To 01/10/2014
Price: Free