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Our guide to the very best of the UK's science & knowledge events and attractions. We've been busy finding the very best things for you to do, places to visit, and events to attend across the UK in 2012.

  • Hand-grinding blades for Sheffield knives as can be seen at Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield. Courtesy of Sheffield Tourism Kelham Island Museum Science & Knowledge

    Located in one of Sheffield's oldest industrial districts, the Kelham Island Museum houses working machinery that recreates the sights, sounds and smells of the Industrial Revolution. Find out a about the steel industry and how it thrust Sheffield into the global economy.  Read more

  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow. Courtesy of www.britainonview.com Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Science & Knowledge

    In Glasgow's West End, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum is the biggest in Scotland. There's a vast natural history section, permanent exhibitions of the works of Glasgow designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and works by the Scottish Colourists.  Read more

  • Kempton Great Engines Trust Science & Knowledge

    If you're a fan of great engineering works then the Kempton Great Engines Trust, in Hanworth, is for you; its triple expansion steam engine is the largest in the world.  Read more

  • Judging at the Kent County Show. Courtesy of Kent County Agricultural Society Kent County Show Science & Knowledge

    The Kent Show, held on Kent Showground in Detling, features livestock classes, judging competitions, agricultural presentations, a flower show and arena demonstrations. The six-acre Forestry Area is the setting for exhibits on wildlife, conservation, country crafts and the environment.  Read more

  • Bluebells at Kew Gardens. Courtesy of Kew Gardens Kew Gardens Science & Knowledge

    The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew are a venerated institution, UNESCO World Heritage Site and internationally renowned as a pioneering centre of botanical research, study and conservation. They are open throughout the year for all to enjoy.  Read more

  • A British steam train. Courtesy www.britainonview.com Lappa Valley Steam Railway Science & Knowledge

    The Lappa Valley Steam Railway runs from Newquay to East Wheal Rose on one of the oldest trackbeds in Cornwall. Trains run daily during opening season. Please check the railway's website for details of reduced April and October services.  Read more

  • London Games Festival. Courtesy of Cake London Games Festival Science & Knowledge

    The London Games Festival presents gaming and interactive entertainment for die-hard fans keen to test out the latest releases before they hit the shops and casual players. Talks, fairs, game shows and workshops take place at venues around the capital.  Read more

  • Have a romantic date with George Clooney at Madame Tussauds, London. Courtesy of Madame Tussauds Madame Tussauds Science & Knowledge

    Madame Tussauds offers a unique opportunity to hang out with the wax counterparts of all the most famous stars of stage, screen and sport. Join politicians, religious leaders and a host of fictional and historical heroes and villains.  Read more

  • The Big Melt@Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham. Courtesy of Magna Science Adventure Centre. Magna Science & Knowledge

    The Magna science and adventure centre was converted from a former steelworks. Visitors can walk on air, feel the heat of a fire tornado, blast water cannons and take the controls of a JCB.  Read more

  • Maison Dieu, Faversham. Courtesy of www.faversham.org Maison Dieu Science & Knowledge

    A 13th-century haven founded by Henry III, which served as a Royal Lodge, pilgrims' hostel, hospital and almshouses for retired royal retainers, Maison Dieu is now a museum. Beautifully restored, it houses Roman and medieval objects excavated from nearby sites.  Read more

  • The Manchester Museum, Manchester. Courtesy of The Manchester Museum Manchester Museum Science & Knowledge

    Ancient history and world cultures are explored in the university-owned Manchester Museum's galleries in the city centre. Displays include dinosaurs, Egyptology and Mediterranean archaeology. Discover monitor lizards and Amazonian habitats in the award-winning Vivarium.  Read more

  • The geology gallery in the Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man. Courtesy of Isle of Man Department of Tourism & Leisure Manx Museum Science & Knowledge

    At the Isle of Man's Manx Museum, visitors can marvel at national treasures including Viking silver and gold. As well as depicting natural history, archaeology and the social development of the island, the site contains the Manx National Art Gallery.  Read more

  • The ill-fated Titanic. Courtesy of Southampton City Council Photographic Library Maritime Museum Science & Knowledge

    Southampton's Maritime Museum tells the story of the city's nautical history since the first docks were built in the early-19th century. There's a special exhibition on the Titanic, which set sail on its fateful maiden voyage from Southampton in 1912.  Read more

  • Merseyside Maritime Museum. Courtesy of Liverpool Museums Merseyside Maritime Museum Science & Knowledge

    The Merseyside Maritime Museum in Liverpool's Albert Dock showcases the city's seafaring history over the last two centuries with a myriad of themes. The museum's collections look at the international importance of Liverpool as a gateway to the world, including the city's role in the transatlantic slave trade and emigration.  Read more

  • An agricultural steam engine at the Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk. Courtesy of Museum of East Anglian Life Museum of East Anglian Life Science & Knowledge

    The open-air Museum of East Anglian Life explores aspects of domestic, agricultural and industrial life in East Anglia over the last ten centuries. Objects of interest include a number of beautifully preserved and restored agricultural steam engines.  Read more

  • Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester. © Marketing Manchester Museum of Science & Industry Science & Knowledge

    The Air & Space Centre and Electricity Gallery are among the entertaining galleries at the Museum of Science & Industry, in the world's oldest railway station in Manchester's regenerated canal district. Get hands-on in Xperiment or crawl through Underground Manchester.  Read more

  • One of the Museum of Transport's fascinating exhibits. Photo courtesy of the Museum of Glasgow Museum of Transport Science & Knowledge

    Glasgow's Museum of Transport takes visitors on a fascinating journey into the city's past, with 250 models of ships built in the famous shipyards on the Clyde and a large collection of vehicles ranging from horse-drawn carriages to fire engines.  Read more

  • NASC Street Rod Nationals. Courtesy of NASC Website NASC Street Rod Nationals Science & Knowledge

    The biggest custom car show in Europe, the Street Rod Nationals at Trinity Park attracts customised 1950s-style cars, high-tech Street Rods, Hot Rods and high-performance Street Machines. The weekend includes live music, children's events, competitions and more.  Read more

  • National Museum Cardiff. Courtesy of National Museum Wales National Museum Cardiff Science & Knowledge

    The National Museum Cardiff, set in pleasant surroundings in the city centre, is unusual in that it focuses on both art and science. See works by world-renowned artists (particularly the Impressionists), and explore the history and natural history of Wales.  Read more

  • National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh. Courtesy of National Museums of Scotland National Museum of Scotland Science & Knowledge

    The award-winning National Museum of Scotland building in the Old Town showcases Scotland's history. The imaginative displays bring to life the light and dark sides of Scottish life. Look out for replicas of Scottish burghs and Dolly the Sheep.  Read more




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