Thursday, 30 October 2014

The Science Museum

There should always be a bit of an excursion to a museum in the school holidays. A day trip is just so exciting. Eating sandwiches on the train and trying to hold onto their little hands as all who are purposeful and important race by through the subterranean tunnels of the underground. I wouldn't miss their sheer delight at the immense entrance halls of the great museums of South Kensington.

 

Today we strayed from our well trodden path to The Natural History Museum to explore the world of science.

 

With shapes of mathematical marvels

 

Interactions with the interactive

 

Cabinets of specimen phobias

Thought provoking photography from the exhibition "Making living worth while" by Nick Hedges, commissioned in 1968 by the housing and homelessness charity Shelter.

 

And even a spot of retro gaming. The only thing that could have possibly made the day better would have been if I'd let them go skating on the outdoor ice rink.

Filled with excitement, sweets and new possibilities, they went to bed knowing a little more about the world.

 

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