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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 makeup, showing everything from foundries and assembly lines to modern research labs.

 

About Science Museum

The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done in a fun and creative way. This museum is one of the most interactive in the city, with lots of hands-on exhibits. More about Science Museum

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Paddington Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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DATES  6th October 2015 to 28th March 2016
VENUE  Science Museum 
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Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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DATES  23rd January 2015 to 1st March 2016
VENUE  Science Museum 
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Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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PRICING  £10 (Adults), £7 (Concessions)
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VENUE  Science Museum 
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Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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Svetlana Savitskaya: TalkSvetlana Savitskaya: TalkAn in-costume talk about the second woman in space.2016-02-13T12:30:00+00002016-02-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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Thomas Edison (Over 5s)Thomas Edison (Over 5s)An in-character talk about Mr Thomas Alvar Edison, the man whose phonograph and kinetoscope entertained millions with sound and vision from the 1880s onwards.2016-02-16T12:30:00+00002016-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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Free EventOn Soon
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Bob The Mechanic (Over 5s)Bob The Mechanic (Over 5s)An in-character talk about the people who built, fixed, flew and crashed some famous planes.2016-02-17T13:30:00+00002016-02-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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