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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.

 

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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
 
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Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Open For Business
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Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Open For Business
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PRICING  Single session: Adult £10, child £8, senior £9 | Half day pass: Adult 18, child £14, senior £16 | 18+ evening session £12
DATES  20th to 31st October 2017
VENUE  Science Museum 
This October half term the Science Museum presents gaming extravaganza Power UP. Returning for its second year, the hands-on event invites gaming fans to get their fix with 180 systems and hundreds of games, including video games, computers and consoles from the past four decades. From Pong and Pacman to Minecraft and Mario, there's something for e... More about this event
 
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PRICING  Exhibitions: Free | Fees apply for some events
DATES  4th October 2017 to 31st March 2018
VENUE  Science Museum 
This autumn, the Science Museum celebrates India's contribution to science, technology and mathematics with its special Illuminating India season. The season brings together a series of events, including two free major exhibitions: 5000 Years of Science and Innovation and Photography 1857-2017. The former takes a journey through India's remarkable ... More about this event
 
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