Robot Zoo

Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London

Picture of Robot Zoo

Event location:
Horniman Natural History Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill
When:Event passed!
It was on
Sat 11th Feb 2017 to
Sun 29th Oct 2017

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Where:Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Daily: 10:30 - 17:30
Admission:Adult: £7
Child: £4

About the event

How do chameleons change colour? What makes grasshoppers leap so high? How do bats see at night? Enter the fascinating world of the Robot Zoo and discover the mechanisms that give animals their amazing abilities.

This family-friendly exhibition features larger-than-life animals that have been innovatively recreated using a variety of familiar machine parts and gadgets to reveal how their real life counterparts see, eat, hunt and hide. Interactive exhibits also give you the chance to try jet-propelled squid racing, shoot a chameleon’s ‘tongue-gun’ and even design your own ‘mutant’ robot creature.

The Robot Zoo returns to the Horniman for the first time since its highly successful UK debut in 2009.

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