Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Science Museum - Wonderlab, the spectacular new interactive gallery opens tomorrow!

Wonderlab:The Statoil Gallery
“The best thing to do this half term” The Times

We are very excited to announce that tomorrow the doors open to the largest, most spectacular new interactive gallery in the world.

Revealing the beauty of the science and maths that shape our everyday lives Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery will ignite your curiosity, fuel your imagination and inspire you to see the world around you differently.

Get hands on with real scientific phenomena, take part in explosive science demonstrations and shows led by our talented team of Explainers, and immerse yourself in a world of wonder.

Order live experiments at our Chemistry Bar, see lightning strike before your eyes, play with forces on giant friction slides or travel through space under a canopy of stars.

With 50 mind-blowing marvels of science to enjoy, Wonderlab is set to be an experience unlike any other.


To celebrate the opening ofWonderlab, we’re giving 10 lucky winners and their families the chance to win tickets to a special evening preview of the brand-new gallery this Saturday 15 October.

You and your family will be among the first to enjoy this unmissable experience at an exclusive view just for golden ticket winners.

To enter, simply emailmarketing@sciencemuseum.ac.uk with ‘Golden Ticket’ as the subject line by 5pm on Wednesday.
Children are the Wonders of the World
With Sir David Attenborough
To launch our spectacular new gallery, the Science Museum presents:Children are the Wonders of the World, narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

Children are the wonders of the world. All they have to do to change the world is… Wonder.

What will you wonder?
This Book Thinks You're a Scientist
Take Wonderlab home with you! Explore our shop and discover a range of gifts, toys and books inspired by the gallery including This Book Thinks You’re a Scientist.

Packed full of exciting at-home experiments, this activity book will bring science to life and encourage children to take a closer look at the world around them.

Order your copy now
Our head curator talking about Wonderlab
Step behind the scenes...

To hear more about Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery watch our curator take you on a special tour.

Our head curator talking about Wonderlab
Half-term at the Museum of London
22-30 October 2016
Join us for fun family events exploring the Great Fire of 1666. Explore our interactive and atmospheric Fire! Fire! exhibition, visit the sites struck by the fire on a themed family walk or join us for the ultimate sleepover. Or take part in free large-scale arts and crafts and interactive storytelling sessions.
Our head curator talking about Wonderlab
Every Man's Club: Families Experience
1-3pm, 19 November 2016
National Army Museum
Free and fun for all the family, join the National Army Museum for an afternoon of exciting hands on activities exploring how soldiers relaxed during the First World War, at their Pop Up Every Man's Club. Places will be selected via a ballot system, closing 21 October 2016.