The Last Tsar will explore the extraordinary life and death of Tsar Nicholas II and his family -- the last imperial monarch of Russia -- who once ruled over a sixth of the earth's land mass.
The exhibition will delve into their private lives through the use of artefacts, documents and photographs — many of which have never been seen before in the UK — to reveal the unimaginable power and wealth which came to an abrupt end when they disappeared at the beginning of the Russian Revolution.
This fascinating exhibition will explore on the huge influence that medicine had on the Romanovs, from treating Tsarevich Alexei's haemophilia B — a rare blood condition that affected her mental health — to the role of their notorious spiritual adviser Rasputin.
It will also reveal some of the advances that have been made which would likely have transformed the investigation into their brutal deaths.
Craig’s review of Science Museum – “If you are anything like me, then you will love learning about industrial-sized pistons and pipes and steam traction engines dating from the years 1715 to 1904. So when you walk into the Science Museum it will be like walking into heaven. The first hall is like a big factory floor filled with pumps and pipes and pulleys and levers, huge wheels and iron turbines, all… continued”
The Sun — Living With Our Star – 6 Oct 2018 to 6 May 2019 – The Science Museum will be telling the extraordinary story of the life-giving star that sits at the centre of our Solar System.
Princess Diana — Her Fashion Story – 24 Feb 2017 to 17 Feb 2019 – Diana's Fashion Story at Kensington Palace is an exhibition of iconic dresses that show the evolution of her style
Poster Girls — A century of art and design – 13 Oct 2017 to 1 Jan 2019 – Poster Girls celebrates the work of female designers who worked for London Transport over the last 100 years
Superbugs — The Fight For Our Lives – 9 Nov 2017 to 10 Mar 2019 – Learn how scientists are fighting back against the bacteria that are growing increasingly resistant to antibiotics
Dream On — V&A Museum of Childhood – 10 Feb 2018 to 20 Jan 2019 – The Dream On exhibition will be exploring the imaginary world that exists in our head between sleep and wakefulness
Fashioned from Nature – 21 Apr 2018 to 27 Jan 2019 – The V&A Museum will be exploring how some of the fabrics and dyes are sourced from nature to create the clothes we all wear
Victoria Revealed, at Kensington Palace – 24 May 2018 to 6 Jan 2019 – Kensington Palace will be exploring the life of Queen Victoria, using objects and excerpts from her journals and letters
Look for more Royal events happening in November
Here are some more free events in London if you want a cheap day out
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