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Wednesday 26 October

Beware of the health scare

Over 18s only

Join the Science Museum as we infect you all with the deadliest diseases facing the world today. 

Explore the Malaria zone to meet MozzyMan and test how tasty your blood is. 

The Ebola zone has a treatment centre for you to practice the life saving techniques used in the field by the experts who were there. 

You can use your creative skills to make a Polio virus to take home with you in the Polio Zone. 

Zika Zone teaches you about repellents for the ever dangerous mosquito and finally the HIV Zone hosts the NHS who will be educating about HIV treatment and testing. 

Go from Infected to Informed in our totally immersive Contagion Lates.

Plus, all the regular Lates highlights are waiting for you to enjoy, including live music, the Punk Science comedy show and the best silent disco in town.

Science Museum Lates are adults–only, after-hours theme nights that take place in the Museum on the last Wednesday of every month. Each entry in this hugely popular ongoing series of events centres on a different theme: from sex to climate change, from big data to childhood.

See what we have planned for the coming months

Inspiring, enlightening and unbelievably good fun, Lates always draw a crowd, so we strongly suggest you arrive early to ensure the best chance of getting in. Be advised that you may have to queue before a timed event.


To be added shortly

Also on this month

Think (Talks and object related events)

  • Coming soon

    Experience (Active events such as shows and demonstrations)

    • Stay tuned

      Create (Hands-on creative workshops)

      • Watch this space

      Events for BSL users

      • This will be here soon

        Regular events

        • The Science Museum Comedy Club – Tickets cost £9 per person and are limited. Pre-book to gain VIP entry to the Museum but tickets are also available from any ticket desk.
        • Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care – Free entry
        • Fly our simulators – Red Arrows and Fly 360° both discounted rates for Lates 
        • Silent Disco – Grab a headset, select your tunes and dance until you drop.

        Supported by

        Wednesday 26 October 2016


        Admission free although some events may require a ticket


        Lates: A night of free adults-only entertainment at the Science Museum