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Light It Up! family show

Embark on a journey to learn about the science of light in this illuminating interactive show.

Welcome to the illuminating world of light! Explore how to take the perfect picture of the universe, uncover the hidden dangers of Egyptian tombs, and much more... all through the power of light.

Suitable for families with children aged 7+.

Scheduled dates

Show times are subject to change—for the most up-to-date information, check with a member of staff when you arrive at the museum.

Spaces are limited, so make sure you’re in the gallery before the show begins, and listen out for the announcement from our Explainers.