Topic: London

New human evolution gallery, Natural History Museum, London...

Kids in Museums’ workshop development manager, Kim Biddulph, went along to a new permanent exhibition at the Natural History Museum that charts the development of us as a species.

The exciting discoveries of Homo floresiensis (‘The Hobbit’) and Homo naledi, as well as the genetic studies of Neanderthals that show our … Read more

Added: February 8, 2016Comments: 0

David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive, Natural History Museum, London...

This December David Attenborough will be back on our screens for a special series about his return to the Great Barrier Reef after almost 60 years. To mark this occasion the Natural History Museum have collaborated with Atlantic Productions to create a 360° virtual reality experience. Kids in Museums’ Project … Read more

Added: December 27, 2015Comments: 0

Big Bang Data, Somerset House, London...

With her smartphone tracking her every move, Kids in Museums’ volunteer Rebecca Mileham enjoyed exploring big data in a new exhibition at Somerset House.

Jokes, shocks and revelations pulse through the dazzling displays in Big Bang Data. New media artists and designers have explored the impact and implications of our data-saturated … Read more

Added: December 18, 2015Comments: 0

London, Sugar and Slavery at Museum of London, Docklands...

Having visited the Museum of London with her university, Kids in Museums’ volunteer Ella Ottaway couldn’t resist popping in again to see their London, Sugar and Slavery gallery with her 10-year-old cousin Sophie.

Exhibitions which focus on the transatlantic slave trade and the history of slavery have been the subject of … Read more

Added: December 13, 2015Comments: 0

Alice in Wonderland at the British Library and a round-up of other Alice events...

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s much-loved Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the British Library have raided their archive to show how Alice and her friends have influenced the world and adapted to its changes in the decades since. Kids in Museums’ volunteer, Joe Carroll, went … Read more

Added: December 10, 2015Comments: 0

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