There is so much to discover from underwater virtual reality journeys, jewellery, earthquake simulators, fashion to experiencing a live auction at the UK's busiest salesroom. Try something different today.
Find out if you’ve got the problem-solving, big-thinking, team-working skills to be a globe-trotting engineer of tomorrow.
Showcasing the best of foreign film - it screens a mix of French, European and Global films - with subtitles.
Meet your ancient relatives, trace the origins and evolution of our species, and explore what makes us human.
As the European Space Agency's first British astronaut, Tim Peake spent six incredible months aboard the International Space Station. Using VR technology, get a 360° look inside a Soyuz capsule and retrace Tim's 400km journey back to Earth from the ISS.
One of the finest collections of jewelry in the world - over 3,500 jewels, including pendants given by Queen Elizabeth I.
Spanning five centuries, the Fashion collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection of dresses in the world.
The Information Age gallery celebrates more than 200 years of innovation in information and communication technologies. Relive some remarkable moments of history.
Through dramatic film footage, exhibits, interactive games and our famous earthquake simulator, explore how the powers within shape the world in which we live.
Some of nature's most unique and valuable treasures are on display in the Vault gallery. See the world's largest collection of coloured diamonds, discover gems that glow in the dark, and marvel at rare meteorites from out of this world.
From rainbow drawings and shop signs to hand-written notes, the V&A is collecting signs created by individuals and communities in response to the current isolation measures, and to create and preserve a rich portrait of life under lockdown expressed through visual imagery. Submit your designs to email@example.com
Every Wednesday, the V&A has some exciting ideas to nurture your creativity. Making our world safe and inclusive to all people is a key part of design. This week's challenge is to design something in your home or your community to be more accessible, like this tactile paving slab.
The V&A needs you! The creatures of Wonderland are spreading nonsense around the museum. Help find them and restore logic before it’s too late!
In the spirit of Prince Albert’s original Great Exhibition, which showcased the most exciting Victorian technology and inventions from 1851, students across the country will take part in engineering challenges and create their own Great Exhibitions at home! For this year’s challenge, participants will submit a 1 minute video presenting their Great Exhibition at Home, which tackles the question: How can engineering help protect the planet?
Queer Lives at the Palace is part of Historic Royal Palaces’ dedicated programme of LGBT+ events in 2020 sharing the intriguing and little known stories of the royal courts.
In celebration of Children's Day, Japan House is launching a kokeshi design competition. Kokeshi are painted wooden dolls, made by local craftspeople and characterised by their elongated, limbless bodies and large heads. Design your own kokeshi either digitially or
The Isabella Plantation is famous for its azaleas, rhododendrons and camellias, but The Royal Parks have had to close it to the public for now. You can still see and experience its spectacular flora as it comes to life in late April and early May each year.
If you're a graduate and want to create a start-up, InnovationRCA is offering pre-seed funds, mentoring, and access to studios and office space. Apply before the deadline 7th July 2020.
Join the Natural History team for a live stream event and learn step-by-step how to paint your own artistic masterpiece inspired by the Museum collection. All you need to follow along at home is some canvas or paper to paint on and some colouring tools.
From goats colonising deserted streets in Wales to cleaner air and clear skies in London, the Covid-19 pandemic has presented a unique view of our world with minimal human presence. As part of a brand new public engagement initiative around the environmental impacts of the virus, the Natural History Museum is gathering data to illustrate how the movement of people has altered during lockdown.
With summer officially here and London gradually re-opening, why not explore the parks through the works of some famous writers - discover J M Barrie’s ultimate fancy, Peter Pan, walk in the steps of Virginia Woolf through Kensington Gardens, or visit the famous Speaker’s Corner, George Orwell’s ardent haunt.
Join the NHM for their first ever Lates Online streamed live on Friday. Grab a drink, turn on your computer, and take part in a quiz and panel discussion.
If you're bored of making banana bread, try something different like The Town House Kensington's delicious Guinness Bread.
Calling all parents of bookworms! Bring your children to a fun, creative day where they can learn tips for crafting stories with a series of masterclasses featuring famous kids’ authors (Jeff Kinney, Chris Riddell, Cressida Cowell and many others) and take part in the London Book Swap, exchanging old books for new ones!
A free scavenger hunt game for your mobile phone that takes you on an adventure through one of London’s most popular parks. Move at your own pace between the park’s most interesting sights uncovering photo challenges, amazing facts and games for all ages to enjoy.
The Library at Japan House offers a new approach to appreciate and engage with books, by displaying books in a particular way, and through bookshelf exhibitions curated by HABA Yoshitaka of BACH, a book specialist in Japan.