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Science Museum Gets Marvel Makeover As Black Panther’s Wakanda Comes To London

The Science Museum is getting a Marvel makeover with a new exhibit dedicated to Black Panther. The exhibition – titled Technicians: The David Sainsbury Gallery – will feature a reconstruction of Shuri’s lab from the hit 2018 film Black Panther, where people can explore the location where T’Challa’s sister Shuri created technology amazing, like the Black Panther costume.

But it will also give people insight into the behind-the-scenes work that goes into creating a successful movie. In addition to showcasing the technicians’ work, visitors will get to work as a film set lighting technician to adjust brightness, color and intensity on set.

They will also get to work as a post-production sound technician, matching sound and dialogue to a scene.

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A sneak peek at the new Science Museum exhibit, coming in November

Finally, they will be able to work as a visual effects technician to integrate virtual objects into the film. The exhibition, which opened on November 3, will also highlight other aspects of the technicians’ work.

They join forces with the NHS to highlight the overlooked role of pharmacy technicians who create lifesaving medicines every day. Guests will be able to explore the interior of the Royal London Hospital and can undertake life-saving tasks such as preparing an IV bag, checking medication containments and pipetting.

Technicians: The David Sainsbury Gallery will open at the Science Museum on November 3, 2022.

How to get there

The Science Museum is on Exhibition Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD. The nearest London Underground station is South Kensington, which serves the Piccadilly, Circle and District lines.

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