Photo 51 Family Open Day

27 Jul 2013

Regular hours

10:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry


Somerset House

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 77a, 91 and 176, while the River Bus Service can be taken to Embankment and Savoy Piers.
  • Temple, Covent Garden, Charing Cross and Embankment.
  • Charing Cross, Waterloo and Blackfriars.

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Photo 51 Family Open Day


Discover DNA at this free family open day at King's College London's Strand Campus in the heart of London.

Watch real human brains being examined by anatomists

Extract DNA from strawberries with lab technicians

Build neurons at science craft stalls

Draw your own inventions, taking inspiration from our lab

See the exhibition in the Inigo Rooms, Somerset House East Wing

Investigate glass artist Shelley James' methods as she talks about her work with King's crystallographer Professor Brian Sutton

Hear about Frankenstein's Brain from Dr Colin Stolkin

Learn about wiring the brain with Professor Guy Tear

Enjoy a barbeque on the Terrace with views across the Thames

Featuring the Heritage Arts Company, the Enlightenment Café and a host of academics and staff from King's College London.


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