The Silver Swan

Until 23 March
Find out when this beautiful and unique automaton is playing

The Last Supper

25 February to 29 May
Atmospheric installation from kinetic artist and sculptor, Giles Walker

Robots Astronights 

Saturday 4 March
Robots-themed sleepover for grown-ups

Robot Surgery Live! 

Friday 10 March
Demonstration and Q&A

The Terminator / Robocop

Friday 31 March
Movies and Mechanoids Double Bill


Friday 28 April
With an original live score  by Factory Floor

Ex Machina / A.I. 

Friday 5 May
Movies and Mechanoids Double Bill

Guardian Live: A Robot's World? 

Friday 30 June
Panel discussion on the global influence of robots


When Will Robots Outsmart Us? 

Friday 21 July
Panel discussion on the future of intelligent robots

Robots 3D IMAX Film

From 9 February
Find out what it takes to make a humanoid robot


Robots shop

Update your personal robots collection with exciting robots kits, prints, fashion and books, including Robots: the 500-Year Quest to Make Robots Human and Super-Intelligent High-Tech Robots.

Shop online or visit the Robots Shop on Level 1.


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With additional support from:

Engineering and Physical Science Research Council
Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Switzerland
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation
The Mercers' Company

With thanks to supporters of the automaton lathe conservation:

The Charles Hayward Foundation
The Worshipful Company of Turners
The Worshipful Company of Ironmongers
And all generous individual donors