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

Flash! Bang! Wallop!

Flash! Bang! Wallop! is an exciting show that explores the volatile and explosive science of combustion.

Learn what an explosion is and how one is made, hold a flame in the palm of your hand and watch stunt Barbie blast out of her cannon. The show is a great introduction to the science of the combustion triangle and energy transfers.

Read some fun facts and information about this show, including further science and links to the Science Museum's collection.

Please be aware that the show content may contain loud noises, bright lights and materials that some people might be sensitive to. If you have any queries about whether the show is suitable for you, ask the presenter or another Explainer before the show.

Flash! Bang! Wallop!

Get blown away by this fantastic show - arrive early to avoid disappointment