Join the Design Museum for an afternoon of playful paper craft activities and take home your own paper craft inventions. Free drop-in for families.
Go on an electronic odyssey to build your own mini-theremin and learn how to wire up the circuit that makes this unique, touchless musical instrument possible.
Create your own hypnotic, wavy lined sculptures inspired by the patterns formed when two layers of graphene are placed on top of one another and given a small twist.
Join us for family activities in the Curiosity Zone. From demos and experiments to creative workshops and performances, there’s something for all the family.
Science reality meets design fiction in this set design workshop, which will reimagine the Apollo 11 moon landing (1969), revolving around three key stages of the mission.
Using Lego Mindstorms and iPads, build and programme a vehicle to navigate around a cityscape without any human interaction.
Take a closer look at the incredible natural environments of London’s royal parks and hop aboard our fantastic Bugmobile to unearth the parks’ smallest inhabitants.
Make your own tactile map of the moon, create curious craters and find out about the incredible story of the Apollo 11 mission.
Spark your curiosity in the natural world at our free hands-on science centre, Investigate.
Come and help wildlife experts carry out a real scientific survey known as a BioBlitz.
Get up close and personal with some fascinating special objects from the Natural History Museum’s collection.
Ever wondered what it would look like to fall into a Black Hole? Are black holes really black? Visit us in the Space Zone - and prepare to have your mind blown.
Find us in the Space Zone to explore our family-friendly interactive look at Venus! Speak to real scientists, see spacecraft parts and find out about Venus up close and personal.
Get interactive with Imperial’s Optical Society – get stuck in to creating your own light display and see live bacteria through microscopes.
How can emojis help us communicate science? Explore the power of signs and symbols in science communications.
We invite you to ‘open the can of worms’ in our interactive space on healthcare data sharing.
Join medical scientists, bio-engineers and hospital staff for an exploration of the inner working of our bodies and mind, as well as ground-breaking new approaches to treatments and patient care.
Take a journey with us to discover the world of bugs. Expect an interactive zone filled with games, displays, exhibits and experiments to teach you all about the bugs that we live with every day!
Join us for interactive demos about mining the moon, including a race to collect ‘Moon Ore’ using a VR headset!
The Aero Zone showcases the most exciting research in all aspects of aerospace at Imperial, including wind tunnels, high speed cameras, plasma thrusters, future spacecraft and more.
To celebrate the Design Museum’s forthcoming ‘Moving to Mars’ exhibition, join a Mars future food two-day workshop hosted by the Design Museum’s network of innovative designers.