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  1. 1. Museums of London
  2. 2. Science Museum
  3. 3. Timetables and Prices <ul><li>Open 10am – 6pm every day except 24 to 26 December. </li></ul><ul><li>Entry is free, but charges apply for the IMAX 3D Cinema, simulators and some special exhibitions. </li></ul><ul><li>Prices: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IMAX® 3D Cinema:n adult£7.50 child/concession£6.00 family (1 adult, 2 children)£18.00 family (2 adults, 2 children) £24.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SimEx Simulator Ride: adult£4.00 child/concession £3.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IMAX 3D Cinema & SimEx: adult£10.00 child/concession £8.00 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motionride Simulator: adult £2.50 child/concession£1.50 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Getting here: <ul><li>By Underground </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The nearest tube station is South Kensington on the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>By Bus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bus routes 14, 49, 70, 74, 345. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>By Car </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please be advised that local parking is extremely limited. A small number of disabled parking spaces are available outside the Museum on Exhibition Road. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The museum is divided in two parts: </li></ul><ul><li>OBECT-RICH GALLERIES: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MAKING THE MODERN WORLD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This unique, breathtaking gallery chronologically presents 150 of the most significant items from the Science Museum's collections from 1750 to 2000. Nowhere else in the world will you be able to see a display that shows so vividly the development of the modern industrial world. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ENERGY HALL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The ingenious use of steam to generate power helped Britain become the world’s first industrial nation. The steam engines in this gallery range from the earliest type used to the turbines that still generate power today. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EXPLORING SPACE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trace the story of the space rocket. Learn about the satellites orbiting Earth. Find out how we are probing the rest of the Solar System and beyond. In this gallery you too will be exploring space. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AGRICULTURE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Agriculture gallery is divided into three bays of exhibits. The first presents a history of agriculture . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The second bay is filled with wonderfully named tools – such as clodcrushers, sickles and reapers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The final bay contains a diorama sequence which tells the story of the working life of an arable farm as the seasons unfold </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Challenge of Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Docks and Diving </li></ul><ul><li>Flight </li></ul><ul><li>Glimpses of Medical History </li></ul><ul><li>Health Matters </li></ul><ul><li>Marine Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology: Mind Your Head </li></ul><ul><li>The Science and Art of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Science in the 18th Century </li></ul><ul><li>The Secret Life of the Home </li></ul><ul><li>Shipping </li></ul><ul><li>Surveying </li></ul><ul><li>Talking Points </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>Time Measurement </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary History </li></ul><ul><li>Weather </li></ul><ul><li>Who Am I? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Hands-on Galleries </li></ul><ul><li>ENERGY-FUELLING THE FUTURE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will your ideas today change the world tomorrow? Discover the importance of energy in this fascinating gallery. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy is the Museum’s latest interactive gallery. Great for children aged 7–14. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LAUNCHPAD  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Science Museum's most popular gallery - has been relocated and reinvented. Explore science and technology first-hand with 50 hands-on exhibits and shows. See yourself on the heat camera or listen to your voice echo down a 30 metre tube. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WHO AM I?? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This fascinating exhibition explores the science of you. See how new discoveries in genetics, brain science and psychology are helping us learn more about ourselves. How similar and different are you from other people and from other animals? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Antenna </li></ul><ul><li>In Future </li></ul><ul><li>Pattern Pod </li></ul><ul><li>SimEx Simulator ride </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>THE IMAX FILMS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The only place in London where you can see this amazing film in IMAX 3D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Join scientists and explorers on their journey of discovery - how can mummies help them unravel the mysterious world of the pharaohs and the wonders of  Ancient Egypt? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New! Fly Me to the Moon 3D (U) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In this animated spectacular, join three spirited and curious flies as they sneak on board the Apollo 11 mission for an incredible space journey. Get ready to blast off and relive the momentous occasion when the world was united for man’s first steps on the Moon! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dive into this magical 3D underwater adventure and be transported below the ocean surface to swim alongside some of the planet's most unique and colourful creatures. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep Sea 3D </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dive into this magical 3D underwater adventure and be transported below the ocean surface to swim alongside some of the planet's most unique and colourful creatures. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>THE HUMAN BODY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>See inside yourself as you explore the human body on our giant screen. Showing only upon request for education groups. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>SPECIAL EXIBITIONS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ERNIE was the first machine to generate random numbers for the Premium Bonds. Find out how he captured the public’s imagination and provides a link to Colossus, the first digital electronic computer. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Wallace & Gromit present... A World of Cracking Ideas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are others like films on fact, Listening post </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>100 years of making plastics </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Since Leo Baekeland invented Bakelite, the first truly man-made material, in 1907, we have taken to plastics in a big way. They are in our lives, our homes, our bodies. While scientists are worrying about our plastic waste, others are still inventing plastics and imagining where we could take them next. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100 years on... are plastics still fantastic? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The exhibition has four sections: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Birth of Plastics - Baekeland’s invention and the rapid spread of plastics as a useful material. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plastic Dreams - the widespread use of plastics since their introduction, and the properties and uses of key plastics including polythene, polyurethane, polyester, nylon and acrylic. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plastics Now - plastics today and the environmental implications of their use. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plastic Futures – cutting-edge prototype products and expert views about new sources of plastics, and new ways to reduce waste and use plastics more responsibly. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Tate Museum
  13. 13. Timetables <ul><li>Open Sunday – Thursday 10.00–18.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Open Friday and Saturday 10.00–22.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Last admission into exhibitions 17.15 (Friday and Saturday 21.15) </li></ul><ul><li>Entry is free except for major exhibitions </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>By boat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tate boat runs every forty minutes along the Thames between Tate Britain, the London Eye and Tate Modern. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By Underground </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Southwark (Jubilee Line) and Blackfriars (District and Circle Lines) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By bus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RV1 / Runs between the Tower of London, Tate Modern and Covent Garden. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>45 / Streatham Hill to King's Cross via Holborn Circus stopping on Blackfriars Bridge Road. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>63 / Crystal Palace to King's Cross via Farringdon Road stopping on Blackfriars Bridge Road </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. History: <ul><li>Tate Modern is the national gallery of international modern art. </li></ul><ul><li>Created in the year 2000 from a disused power station in the heart of London, Tate Modern displays the national collection of international modern art. </li></ul><ul><li>The other three galleries are Tate Britain, also in London, Tate Liverpool, in the north-west, and Tate St Ives, in Cornwall, in the south-west. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>The Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Tate collection of modern and contemporary art represents all the major movements from Fauvism on. It includes important masterpieces by both Picasso and Matisse and one of the world's finest museum collections of Surrealism, including works by Dalí, Ernst, Magritte and Mirò. Its substantial holdings of American Abstract Expressionism include major works by Pollock as well as the nine Seagram Murals by Rothko which constitute the famous Tate Rothko Room. There is an in depth collection of the Russian pioneer of abstract art Naum Gabo, and an important group of sculpture and paintings by Giacometti. Tate has significant collections of Pop art, including major works by Lichtenstein and Warhol, Minimal art and Conceptual art. Tate also has particularly rich holdings of contemporary art since the 1980s. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. British Museum
  18. 19. <ul><li>British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG </li></ul><ul><li>By London Underground </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The nearest underground stations to the Museum are: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holborn (approximately 7 minutes on foot) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tottenham Court Road (approximately 6 minutes on foot) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Russell Square (approximately 10 minutes on foot) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goodge Street (approximately 13 minutes on foot) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><ul><ul><li>By bus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The following buses stop near the Museum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1, 7, 8, 19, 25, 38, 55, 98. Stop on New Oxford Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10, 14, 24, 29, 73. Stop on Tottenham Court Road, northbound and Gower Street, southbound </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>59, 68, X68, 91. Stop on Southampton Row </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By car </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Museum is within the Congestion Charging Zone and there is very little parking in the area. The nearest car park to the Museum is located at Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>The Museum is open every day 10.00–17.30 </li></ul><ul><li>Open late Thursdays and Fridays   9:00         </li></ul><ul><li>The British Museum is free to all visitors </li></ul><ul><li>Charge may be made for some special exhibitions </li></ul><ul><li>The Museum is closed on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 January, Good Friday, 24, 25, 26 December </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. History <ul><li>The origins of the British Museum lie in the will of the physician, naturalist and collector, Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753). </li></ul><ul><li>Access to the library and information on the collections has always been available through the Reading Room. The first students' room, Prints & Drawings, opened in 1808. </li></ul><ul><li>In the 1880s the natural history collections were moved to a new building in South Kensington, which became the Natural History Museum. </li></ul>
  22. 23. Ground floor
  23. 24. Lower floor
  24. 25. Upper floor
  25. 26. World cultures <ul><li>Ancient Egypt: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The British Museum collection includes statuary and decorated architecture from throughout pharaonic history, often inscribed with hieroglyphs. Many other aspects of ancient Egyptian culture are represented: coffins and mummies of individuals, but also furniture, fine jewellery and other burial goods. These reflect the practice of lavish burials for the wealthy, which included the royal family, government officials and the priesthood. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ancient Greece: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The British Museum collection includes objects from across the entire Greek world, ranging in date from the beginning of pre-history to early Christianity in the Byzantine era. </li></ul></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>North America (Room 26) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The indigenous peoples of North America have maintained their cultural identity since ancient times. Room 26 explores both historic artefacts and the contemporary art of the Native inhabitants of Canada and the United States, while illustrating the effect of European contact and colonisation on their communities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objects on display in Room 26 range from pipes in the form of animals made by the Hopewell people in 200 BC, to maps outlined on deerskins by the Wea tribe of the eighteenth century. Texiles, clothing, carved posts and pottery are also on display . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(gallery tour / Free / Daily, 13.00–13.40)  </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>Created By: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Antonio Valentín Moreda Moreda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marta Cervera Gómez </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Isamar Pesquera Rizaldos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cristina Gutiérrez Ruiz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>María del Rocío García López </li></ul></ul>