Open For Business

 
 
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Dates:
22nd August to 2nd November 2014
 
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Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, last entry 5.15pm
 
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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

LondonTown.com - Open For Business Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Kingston House
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Fifty Four Boutique Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  22% off
54 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 3 minutes from Open For Business
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
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £227  29% off
130 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 4 minutes from Open For Business
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  34% off
41 Queen's Gate Gardens, SW7 | 4 minutes from Open For Business
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Life In The Herbarium: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 21st September 2014 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm & Tuesday 23rd September 2014 at 2.30pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Open For Business
Learn about life in the herbarium....More
 
 
 
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A Monster In Paris
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 19th to 25th Sep 2014
Cine Lumiere, Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Open For Business
Delivery truck driver Raoul fools around with the chemicals in a greenhouse. There is a massive explosion and the resulting cloud of gases causes a flea ...More
 
 
 
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Classic FM Live
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Open For Business
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a range of Classic FM favourites, plus guitarist Milos Karadaglic performs Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez....More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Open For Business
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Open For Business
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Kulu Kulu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
39 Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Open For Business
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 10 minutes from Open For Business
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Open For Business
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 Open For Business
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, SW7 | 5 minutes from Open For Business
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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 m23rd September 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
Category: event
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
Explore The Science Of Illusion And MagicExplore The Science Of Illusion And Magic24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
Category: event
On Soon
Explore The Science Of Illusion And Magic
event > Kids Events
PRICING  prices vary
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 6.45pm-10pm
VENUE  Science Museum 
Make Life Worth Living: Nick Hedges' Photographs For Shelter, 1968-72Make Life Worth Living: Nick Hedges' Photographs For Shelter, 1968-72Powerful and moving works by the documentary photographer, commissioned in 1968 by housing charity Shelter and shown together for the first time here following a 40-year restriction to protect the anonymity of the subjects.2nd October 2014Sunday 18th January 2015 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Make Life Worth Living: Nick Hedges' Photographs For Shelter, 1968-72
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  2nd October 2014 to 18th January 2015 - 10am-6pm
VENUE  Science Museum 
Powerful and moving works by the documentary photographer, commissioned in 1968 by housing charity Shelter and shown together for the first time here following a 40-year restriction to protect the anonymity of the subjects.
 

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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

Life In The Herbarium: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2014 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from Science Museum

Learn about life in the herbarium....More

Baroque And Later Ivories
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

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

German, Austrian, Netherlandish, French, British and Hispanic Baroque and ivory sculpture, including portrait busts, tankards, statuettes and devotional reliefs....More

Simon Carroll: Expressionist Potter
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

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

A retrospective of contemporary ceramics....More

Beatrix Potter: The Land The Seasons And The War WWI
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

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

Watercolour paintings of the landscape of the Lake District made during the First World War, together with correspondence and a ...More

Horst: Photographer Of Style
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

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

This major retrospective looks at the career of German-born photographer Horst P Horst, one of the 20th century's master photographers. ...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

 
Print Of The Month
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2014 

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

A changing display of historical, contemporary and modern prints....More

Classic FM Live
Concerts | On 23rd September 2014 

Royal Albert Hall 5 minutes walk from Science Museum

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a range of Classic FM favourites, plus guitarist Milos Karadaglic performs Rodrigo's Concierto ...More

Cerith Wyn Evans
Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 10 minutes walk from Science Museum

This major solo show presents a varied body of work brought together 'in concert'....More

 
 
 
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