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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
 
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Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
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Paddington Railway Station
 
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