London is known as a city that never sleeps and for good reason; this city is full of exciting things to do. In fact, with so much to see and explore, it can be difficult to decide on what to do during your trip. This guide has been specially curated for technology lovers, so you can get the most out of your upcoming trip to London.
The Science Museum
The Science Museum, located in South Kensington is an iconic building that hosts some fun and educational exhibits. The Science Museum is a great activity for technology lovers of all ages. One exhibit you should not miss is the Exploring Space galleries that feature a huge telescope that was flown on the space missions. The galleries also host an Apollo 10 command module and flight simulator.
The Imax Theatre
If you are both a technology and movie lover then you should head over to the Waterloo roundabout and check out the iconic Imax theatre. The theatre is located within an enormous circular structure and shows movies in 3D with the very best sound system in the UK. The theatre has been designed to offer a fully immersive experience, with a program that ranges from blockbusters to educational content.
Virtual Reality Escape Room
You can go to a live escape room London for a special virtual reality experience. The Omescape escape rooms use the newest technology to create fully interactive escape rooms and immersive experiences that cannot be beaten. This is another great experience that can be enjoyed not just by technology lovers, but the whole family.
The Google Campus
Google is an international organization that has locations all over the world, but its London campus is very special. The Google Campus has been created for technology lovers – it is a space where the search engine tests out new projects like driverless cars, artificial intelligence and renewable energy. You can visit the Google Campus and get a tour of the futuristic technology labs, attend talks and lectures.
The National Museum of Computing
The National Museum of Computing is a haven for computer lovers, as it explores the evolution and creation of the computer over the last 70 years. The National Computing Museum not only has wonderful displays it also offers workshops on coding and robotics so visitors can learn more.
The Royal Observatory Greenwich
The Royal Observatory, located in the stunning Greenwich Park is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and makes for a fun family day out. You can visit the Royal Observatory building, the moving panorama Camera Obscura for fun exhibits and lovely views over the city. While you are there you should also check out the free Weller Astronomy Galleries and the Altazimuth Pavilion, which host fun interactive exhibits and numerous historic instruments. You can also go to visit the Great Equatorial Telescope and book a slot to look at the night sky observation if you visit during the months of November to March.