The Great Exhibition Road Festival

  • 18-19 June

  • 12.00-18.00

  • In the Museum and on Exhibition Road

Can art and science help inspire a better future for the planet we share?

Join us on 18-19 June for the Great Exhibition Road Festival to celebrate trailblazing ideas in science and the arts, with free events for all ages at the Museum and across South Kensington. 

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What's on?

Activities in the Museum

Dino Show

This roar-some show puts using scientific skills at the heart of an exciting adventure back in time to learn about dinosaurs. Join the mission and discover more about different dinosaurs and the world they lived in. As you travel through time you will learn about their footprints, teeth, diets and even their poo! 

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June

13.30, 14.30, 15.30 

Attenborough Studio (Orange Zone)

Free, no ticket required.

Spaces are first come, first served.

Women in Science Tour

Take a guided tour of the first-floor Hintze Hall balconies and the Minerals gallery and discover the fascinating work of women scientists past and present. You'll hear the gripping histories of several women scientists across history, including some who worked at the Museum. 

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June

11.00-11.45, 12.00-12.45, 13.30-14.15, 14.30-15.15 

Free, pre-booked ticket required.

Book your ticket now.

Kids on the Climate

As we face a climate crisis, our future depends on how well we all work together to address our own destructive impact on the planet. So what does the next generation have to say? What can we be doing better? What do they think the main issues are? Our fantastic young panellists from the local community share their views on what they really think about the climate crisis and what we should do to address our impact on the planet. 

Saturday 18 June

12.00

Attenborough Studio (Orange Zone)

Free, pre-booked ticket required.

Book your free ticket.

On Exhibition Road

Roving with Rosalind

Come along and try out our Roving on Mars game. Navigate a map of Mars with your very own rover, avoid the hazards and find signs of life. Find out how Museum scientists are helping to look for life on Mars. 

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June

12.00-18.00

Exhibition Road (South end)

Free, drop-in.

Dinosaurs vs. Kids: The Ultimate Quiz

How much do you think you know about dinosaurs? Will you come out tricera-tops or will you be a saur loser? Join us for a fun family challenge and put your knowledge to the test!  

Saturday 18 June

13.50, 16.00 

Princes Gardens

Free, drop-in.

What is The Great Exhibition Road Festival?

The Great Exhibition Road Festival is a free annual celebration of science and the arts across South Kensington and online, from 18-19 June with online events throughout the year. The festival is a collaboration between organisations on and around Exhibition Road.