the science museum

12:00 AM

floating world

Late in the day, we decided to wander over to The Science Museum, another great free one in London. We didn’t have much time to explore and had I known it was so cool, we would have gotten there much sooner. The kids loved it!

moon rock

old light bulbs

From the section on space to old airplanes to a room on learning about the atmosphere, there was just so much to do. I think the kid’s favorite part was the Web Lab created by Google. It was filled with so many cool things to see how the web works and how you can interact with people all over the world. 

teleporter    photo

Upon entering the lab, you receive your lab card. Every activity you do is recorded onto that card. When you get home, you can hold that card up to your webcam, and it shows you everything you did in the lab. Isn’t that amazing?

robot drawing    the robot

Some of the highlights were...1. looking through the teleporter at people around the world and you could actually take a snapshot of them, 2. taking a photo and then watching a robot draw you in the sand, and 3. creating music!


making music

atmosphere room

If we hadn’t of run out of time, we would have visited The Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. I guess we’ll just have to make it back to London again sometime!

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6 comments

  1. Wow... this is an amazing museum... for free!!! Looks like so much fun! Love the lab card idea! :)

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  2. Can't believe I never went there! Looks amazing...

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  3. I love places like that as much as my kiddos do - so much fun to do! :-)

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  4. Whoa!! How fun! You're a lucky family. :)
    Now, about those black bean brownies??? I'm off to check them out...

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  5. Oh wow! That looks like a great place! I'm definitely putting that on my list of things to do when we go there!

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  6. I can't believe I never went there, either! If I ever make it back to London...

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