Home Education Sessions

We run a number of sessions for home educating families.

We have planned two sessions on each day – individual tickets for each session can be booked seperately. Please note that the workshops and shows are individual sessions that do not include a Pod session.

Click here to book your tickets for these events

Adults (£5.50); Children (£3.50); Concessions (students, over 60s, QMUL staff, disabled visitors) (£3.50); Under 3s (free)

Please note that tickets are non-refundable. However, it may be possible to transfer your tickets to an alternative date or event if required, subject to availability.

For enquiries please call 020 7882 2562 or email info@centreofthecell.org

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

Wednesday 17th October

Picture of inside the podPod session 1:30 – 3:00pm (Sold Out)

Suitable for ages 7 to 18 years

The original Centre of the Cell experience! Visit our 16-cell-embryo-shaped Pod, suspended over the laboratories of the Blizard Institute. Once inside, you will learn about the amazing world of cells, the human body and the latest medical research. You can try your hand at virtual experiments, heal extensive                                                                                          virtual burns and have your cells counted. You also get                                                                        to see real body parts and diagnose cancer using                                                                                high-power microscopes.

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The Genes and Evolution ShowThe Genes and Evolution Show 3:30 – 4:30pm

It’s time to get excited about evolution and giddy about genes! Uncover how long your DNA is, pair up chromosomes in our sock match challenge and find out about all the amazing jobs your genes do. Discover how different animals are adapted to their environments, search for hidden creatures in our camouflage test and find out what scientists are doing to understand more about genes.

Please note that this show does not include a Pod session.

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