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13th November 2013 until 6th May 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
Timed entry 10.20am-5pm
 
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Adults £10, Concessions £7
 

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ColliderVisitors can immerse themselves in the greatest intellectual adventure on the planet in this Science Museum exhibition dedicated to the Large Hadron Collider. Attempting to recreate conditions not seen since the Big Bang some 13.7 billion years ago, CERN's giant particle collider in Geneva is one of the largest scientific and engineering endeavours of our time, a place of wonder where scientists and engineers work at the extremes of temperature, vacuum and energy. The exhibition, which will tour museums worldwide, will provide a close-up look at remarkable examples of CERN engineering, from the bottle of hydrogen gas that feeds the great machine, to its vast dipole magnets.

 

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Fifty Four Boutique Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  25% off
54 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 3 minutes from Collider
Located at 54 Queen's Gate, this traditional Edwardian townhouse hotel is well positioned, within five minutes' walk of both Gloucester Road and South Kensington Tube stations ... More
 
 
 
130 Queen's Gate Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £233  32% off
130 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 4 minutes from Collider
Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the 130 Queen's Gate Apartments provide state-of-the-art accommodation nearby to many of London's attractions, including the Natural ... More
 
 
 
Grange Strathmore Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  30% off
41 Queen's Gate Gardens, SW7 | 4 minutes from Collider
Ideally located in London's affluent and fashionable Kensington area, the Grange Strathmore Hotel is an elegantly restored London townhouse, combining Victorian splendour with modern day luxury. ... More
 
 
 
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Tyrannosaurs Rex Versus The Duck-Billed Dinosaur: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 30th August 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Collider
Talk about the little known Lambeosaurus....More
 
 
 
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A Portrait Of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 30th August 2014 - 3pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Collider
Sian Edwards conductors the ensemble in a performance of various works by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies....More
 
 
 
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William Klein
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th and 29th August 2014 at 10.30am-6pm & 30th August 2014 at 10.30am-5pm
Michael Hoppen Gallery, 3 Jubilee Place, SW3 | 13 minutes from Collider
An exhibition by the American-born French photographer and filmmaker, noted for his ironic approach to both media and his extensive use of unusual photographic techniques in ...More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Collider
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Collider
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Collider
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Collider
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Collider
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Collider
The RCM Museum of Instruments was started in 1894 with a donation from Sir George Donaldson. Today it features over six hundred instruments, some of which ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Collider
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Collider
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Collider
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Ognisko Polskie
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
55 Prince's Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Collider
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Dorsia - London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Collider
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Kulu Kulu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
39 Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Collider
Kulu Kulu is a good example of a typical sushi bar, a great place to go for sushi whether you’re a novice or an experienced fan. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Collider
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Collider
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 24 minutes from Collider
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Collider
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Collider
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Collider
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Collider
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 10 minutes from Collider
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Collider
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Collider
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Collider
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Collider
Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Collider
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Collider
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, SW7 | 5 minutes from Collider
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 

Science Museum events

 
Open For BusinessOpen For BusinessOpen For Business at the Science Museum tells the story of the British industry through eye-opening photography and film footage. The free exhibition is a group show that will feature over 100 images b nine Magnum photographers, including Martin Parr, Chris Steele-Perkins and Mark Power, and will look at the people behind the country's industrial m30th August 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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Free EventOngoing
Open For Business
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  22nd August to 2nd November 2014
VENUE  Science Museum 
Open For Business at the Science Museum tells the story of the British industry through eye-opening photography and film footage. The free exhibition is a group show that will feature over 100 images b nine Magnum photographers, including Martin Parr, Chris Steele-Perkins and Mark Power, and will look at the people behind the country's industrial m... More about this event
Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than FictionJoan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than FictionJoan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than FictionThe Science Museum's Media Space, launched last year, hosts the first major UK exhibition by Catalan artist Joan Fontcuberta this summer. Stranger Than Fiction sees Fontcuberta questions whether photographs can be properly trusted through a series of mischievous and intriguing images. Mixing fact with fiction and science with art, the exhibition wi30th August 2014Sunday 9th November 2014 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
Category: event
Ongoing
Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  23rd July to 9th November 2014
VENUE  Science Museum 
The Science Museum's Media Space, launched last year, hosts the first major UK exhibition by Catalan artist Joan Fontcuberta this summer. Stranger Than Fiction sees Fontcuberta questions whether photographs can be properly trusted through a series of mischievous and intriguing images. Mixing fact with fiction and science with art, the exhibition wi... More about this event
 
Clare Nasir Reads Her First Kids Weather Book Colin The CloudClare Nasir Reads Her First Kids Weather Book Colin The CloudFun Science for Kids. TV weather expert Clare Nasir reads her latest book COLIN THE CLOUD at the Science Museum, London SW7 2DD. Saturday 6th September from 2.30pm. Join Clare and the magical world of the sky and learn about clouds and thunderstorms.6th September 2014Saturday 6th September 2014 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Clare Nasir Reads Her First Kids Weather Book Colin The Cloud
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 6th September 2014 - 2.30pm-3.40pm
VENUE  Science Museum 
Fun Science for Kids. TV weather expert Clare Nasir reads her latest book COLIN THE CLOUD at the Science Museum, London SW7 2DD. Saturday 6th September from 2.30pm. Join Clare and the magical world of the sky and learn about clouds and thunderstorms.
Russia's Space QuestRussia's Space QuestRussia's Space Quest, a landmark new exhibition at the Science Museum, opening in autumn 2014, will feature rare artefacts that have never been allowed out of Russia before. Stories of Russian space exploration and scientific discoveries dating back to the early decades of the twentieth century, way before the launch of Sputnik in 1957, will be tol1st October 2014Wednesday 1st April 2015 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
Category: event
 
Russia's Space Quest
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICING  TBC
DATES  1st October 2014 to 1st April 2015
VENUE  Science Museum 
Russia's Space Quest, a landmark new exhibition at the Science Museum, opening in autumn 2014, will feature rare artefacts that have never been allowed out of Russia before. Stories of Russian space exploration and scientific discoveries dating back to the early decades of the twentieth century, way before the launch of Sputnik in 1957, will be tol... More about this event
Cosmonauts: Birth Of The Space Age Cosmonauts: Birth Of The Space Age Cosmonauts: Birth Of The Space Age at the Science Museum is the first UK exhibition to look at the story of Russian space travel through a unique collection of space artefacts, with many being displayed outside of Russian for the first time. Among the artefacts will be personal memorabilia belonging to some of the biggest names in spaceflight, incl1st November 2014Friday 1st May 2015 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
Category: event
 
Cosmonauts: Birth Of The Space Age
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  1st November 2014 to 1st May 2015
VENUE  Science Museum 
Cosmonauts: Birth Of The Space Age at the Science Museum is the first UK exhibition to look at the story of Russian space travel through a unique collection of space artefacts, with many being displayed outside of Russian for the first time. Among the artefacts will be personal memorabilia belonging to some of the biggest names in spaceflight, incl... More about this event
 

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Open For Business
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Science Museum

Open For Business at the Science Museum tells the story of the British industry through eye-opening photography and film footage. ...More

Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

Science Museum

The Science Museum's Media Space, launched last year, hosts the first major UK exhibition by Catalan artist Joan Fontcuberta this ...More

 
Tyrannosaurs Rex Versus The Duck-Billed Dinosaur: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2014 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum

Talk about the little known Lambeosaurus....More

Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum

Some of the largest creatures to ever walk the earth will be the subject of Mammoths: Ice Age Giants at ...More

 
Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 30th August 2014 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum

Look back at Britain long before the Romans, Saxons and Vikings arrived at the Natural History Museum's major exhibition, Britain: ...More

 
Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 14th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical ...More

 
Disobedient Objects
Disobedient Objects
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Science Museum

The V&A's Disobedient Objects exhibition showcases items made to play a role in political protest, ranging from Suffragette teapots to ...More

 
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Science Museum

The V&A turns its attentions, and not inconsiderable costume collection, to the subject of marriage, and in particular the evolution ...More

 
This Time in History: What Escapes
This Time in History: What Escapes
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Science Museum

Each time Edinburgh-based visual artist Rose Frain carries out her site-specific installation piece 'What Escapes' it is different; what binds ...More

 
 
 
 
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