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Welcome!

Welcome to the website for the Time Machine gallery and for Harlow Museum – both well worth a visit! Science Alive is an independent charity providing community learning and cultural services with the support of Harlow Council.  We are currently looking for new supporters and volunteers to help us with our work, particularly with our marketing work: click here for more details

Use the Visitor Info tab for more details of our two venues. For regular events and to see our plans for 2015, please check the What’s On section.SA_small_RGB


Current events and news….

 For Easter Holiday programmes at Time Machine and Harlow Museum: click here or see our What’s On/Holidays  section

Time Machine gallery (Harlow Leisurezone): Easter Beasts and Animal Adventures!

Every Saturday: Raspberry Pi Club and SACK (Science Alive Club for Kids) – ask for details

Every Monday: Tall Tales, a new workshop for Under 5s  throughout March – phone for details

Current Exhibition: Starting Line: an exhibition showing the journey of great ideas from initial outline to final product

Harlow Museum: Join our Easter AniPals and Easter Egg Hunt in the Walled Gardens

Saturday 18th April, 10.30am-3.00pm Harlow on the Map: Explore a timeline of maps of Harlow, tracing its development from rural community to post-war New Town.  A workshop in partnership with Essex Records Office – Free entry, suggested £2.00 donation

While you are at the Museum, don’t forget to visit our new Children’s Bookshop! We have some great titles & activity books for you.

Current Exhibitions: The Colour of Country explores The Great War – documented by personal evidence – alongside abstract art by Ken Pammen

Living History: A series of new mural mosaics by Jim Brown and Sarah Bracey have been created as part of the Harlow Council Ward improvement scheme  – based on local community context – see our picture gallery below.

Meet our new mascot! You’ll find our young Charity appealing for your support at our welcome point when you visit Harlow Museum!

Space Academy     Penny Post Science cafeCharitymosaic


Follow us on Twitter for regular updates – see links here.

If you want to support Science Alive…

  • visit & enjoy the Time Machine gallery or Harlow Museum
  • spread the word about what we do
  • help us with our work as a volunteer
  • donate funds to help us through PayPal – see below

Thank you for being part of what we do.


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If you are interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) or Heritage you might like to see our daily digest of topical information,…

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