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

Flash Bang Wallop

An exciting show exploring the science of explosions. How are they made? What are they? And what are they used for? Be blown away by this fantastic show.

Flash! Bang! Wallop! 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. This show is a great introduction to 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 please ask the presenter or another Explainer before the show.

Flash Bang Wallop

Be blown away by this fantastic show, please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Floor: 3
Price: Free
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