Science Museum Lates are adults-only, after-hours theme nights that take place in the museum on the last Wednesday of every month.
FRANKENSTEIN: 28 MARCH 2018
Join us this month as we reanimate the dead in a Frankenstein-themed Lates.
Come and make your very own Frankentoy to take home with you, look out for Mary Shelley and plug yourself in to our fascinating Frankenstein Festival, which is happening around the museum. Plus, all the regular Lates highlights are waiting for you to enjoy, including live music and the best silent disco in town.
DATE: Last Wednesday of every month
PRICE: Admission free although some events may require a ticket
AGE RESTRICTIONS: Over 18s only
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Click to book Frankenstein Festival events at Lates – see left for details.
This month's theme:
THIS MONTH'S THEME:
The Science of Victor Frankenstein
This illustrated talk by Frank James will examine the scientific and medical knowledge that Mary Shelley drew on when writing Frankenstein and how she avoided going into too much detail about creating life artificially.
Did you know coins and vinegar can make a battery? Try it out and make one for yourself. Then take it home and start to power your home free of charge!
The Road to Conscious Machines
Countless movies, novels and computer games have enthralled—and terrified—us with the prospect of conscious machines. But what is the reality of artificial intelligence today, and what might be possible in the future? Michael Wooldridge, author of a new book in the Ladybird Expert series, tells all.
Michael Wooldridge will be signing books in our Wonderlab Shop from 21.00.
The Big Bang: The Day Without a Yesterday
Join Marcus Chown, author of a new book in the Ladybird Expert series, for an exploration of the greatest discovery in the history of science: the Big Bang. Once there was a day without a yesterday. The universe was born. Why do we believe in the Big Bang?
Marcus Chown will be signing books in our Wonderlab Shop from 20.00.
FRANKENSTEIN FESTIVAL EVENTS
As well as our Lates-only Frankenstein-themed events, you can also visit the main events of the Frankenstein Festival during your visit to Lates. Admission ranges from £3 – £10 depending on the event. Click the titles below for more information and to book, or book now by clicking the button in the sidebar.
Artificial Life: Could We, Should We, Will We?
Mystery at Frankenstein's Lab