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V&A tours are back

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V&A South Kensington
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Discover the work of the V&A's conservation studios, or join a guided tour through their unique galleries. Members can also explore hidden places and historical sites in and around London, often inaccessible to the public.

V&A trail: Explore as a family

Daily: 10am-5:45pm - Friday: 10am–10pm
V&A South Kensington
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Are you ready to go on an adventure? This trail takes you on a journey through V&A galleries, exploring some of the incredible cultures and traditions you can see. You will discover objects that are hundreds of years old, uncover secret meanings behind animals and colour in art, and learn about some of the wonders of the museum, from an emperor's throne to dragons, from plaster casts to wigs!

Venue hire at Kensington Palace

Wed - Sun
Kensington Palace
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Discover the stylish spaces available for events at Kensington Palace catering for weddings, stylish dinners and receptions, private tours or for staging large-scale commercial events.

Venue hire at the Design Museum

Design Museum Kensington
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Host your event in London’s newest venue located on Kensington High Street with beautiful views over Holland Park. The stunningly refurbished 1960s building features an incredible hyperbolic paraboloid roof and features seven beautiful spaces for hire.

Venue hire at the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum
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The Natural History Museum is one of London's most iconic venues. Its magnificent architecture and collections create the perfect backdrop for any event. From informal and intimate to creative and spectacular, the Museum's variety of spaces will suit any corporate event, private party or wedding.

Venue hire at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
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The Society provides the perfect location for everything from strategy away-days to investor relation events and major conferences, with meeting rooms and the Ondaatje Theatre offering capacities from 20 to 700 delegates. There are also private dining spaces for parties, dinners and weddings.

Venue hire at the Science Museum

Science Museum
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The museum offers the perfect destination for an inspirational and accessible event experience. The Science Museum has a wide range of unique galleries and blank canvas spaces to accommodate from 10 to 1500 guests for either events in the day or evening.

Venue hire at the V&A

V&A South Kensington
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The magnificent gallery spaces and stunning John Madejski Garden combine to make the V&A a unique venue for corporate entertaining. The Museum is available to hire for a range of events, from breakfasts and private views to fundraising dinners and awards ceremonies. Also available for filming.

Victoria: A Royal Childhood

Wed to Sun
10am-6pm
Kensington Palace
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Discover the story of Princess Victoria, the young girl destined to be queen, in the rooms where she was born and raised at Kensington Palace. Explore how an indulged young princess blossomed into the independent and iconic monarch we remember.

Virtual Museum: 13 ways to explore from home

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Natural History Museum
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Delve into the Museum from home with a virtual self-guided tour of the galleries, an interactive experience about Hope the blue whale and audio guides narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

Virtual Tour of the Science Museum

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Science Museum
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Making instant ice-cream is just one of the activities on the Science Museums website to try at home. You can also take a virtual tour via Google Streetview, let a curator guide you round the galleries, explore online exhibitions, play games and so much more.

Volcanoes & Earthquakes

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Natural History Museum
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Through dramatic film footage, exhibits, interactive games and our famous earthquake simulator, explore how the powers within shape the world in which we live.

Weddell Sea Resources

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Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
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Bringing together world-leading experts in polar and marine exploration, the expedition aimed to solve unanswered questions about one of the most remote and least-studied wilderness areas on our planet. From Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5. ,

What you can do to help the planet: an illustrated guide

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Natural History Museum
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The future of humanity depends on the natural world. But we are facing a planetary emergency. We're losing green spaces, animals and plants to deforestation, exploitation, urbanisation and global warming. But hope isn't lost. If we act together, we can make a  positive difference. Here's how to do your bit to protect nature.

When Marianne and Britannia Meet Exhibition

28th March - 27th April
1pm - 6pm
Institut français
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Tracing the history of the Entente Cordiale agreements and their global repercussions, the exhibition brings together for the first time, or reunites, archives of great historical and symbolic significance.

Who Am I?

Open Daily
Science Museum
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Explore the science of who you are through intriguing objects, provocative artworks and hands-on exhibits. Discover what your voice sounds like as a member of the opposite sex, morph your face to see what you’ll look like as you age, or collect DNA to catch a criminal.

Wild Crimes: A Natural History Museum podcast

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Natural History Museum
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Wildlife crime is one of the biggest illegal businesses in the world. In a Natural History Museum podcast, discover some of the most shocking, sensational and sinister crimes committed against the natural world, and hear from the people working to end them.

Image credit: © Zhai Zeyu, Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Until 30th June
10am - 5.50pm
Natural History Museum
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Get beyond the camera and discover the stories behind some of the best nature photography in the world.

Image credit: Mike Korostelev

Win 4 tickets to see Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Natural History Museum
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Natural History Museum presents a display of nature like you've never seen it before. Enter our competition for a chance to win 4x tickets!

Win an Natural History Museum Membership!

Natural History Museum
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Discover South Ken and the Natural History Museum have teamed up to give away the fantastic prize of a Natural History Museum year-long membership!

Win two tickets to see Edoardo Gabbriellini's Holiday at Ciné Lumière

24th March
4.35pm
Institut français
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Competition closing soon! Ciné Lumière presents the 14th edition of Cinema Made in Italy. To celebrate, we are giving away two tickets to a special screening of the film Holiday, featuring a Q&A session with director Edoardo Gabbriellini.

Women transforming South Kensington

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Great Exhibition Road Festival
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Hear from the key women shaping the future of South Kensington’s cultural sector in this panel discussion celebrating International Women’s Day. From starting a new urban nature movement at the Natural History Museum to a £40 million state of the art redevelopment of the Royal College of Music, join an all-female panel to discuss how women are re-shaping Albertopolis.

Wonderlab: The Equinor Gallery

Daily
10am-6pm (last entry 5:15pm)
Science Museum
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Revealing the beauty of the science and maths that shape our everyday lives, this unmissable experience will ignite your curiosity, fuel your imagination and inspire you to see the world around you in new and exciting ways.

Workshop: Create in Clay

27th April
10am - 4pm
Design Museum Kensington
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Join this workshop to discover the tactile material of clay, enjoy a day of hands-on exploration from creating pinch pots to wheel throwing and crafting tools.