HALF TERM IN LONDON | WHAT TO DO AND SEE

DOCTOR WHO EXPERIENCE:
Fans of the hit BBC series can now re-live it in all its glory with this exhibition and “experience”. Visitors can time travel on an interactive video adventure with Doctor Who and are even given the opportunity to step in to the Tardis. There is also a show exhibition with memorabilia, original costumes and props dating back to the show’s first series in 1963. http://doctorwhoexperience.com

PENGUIN PANDEMONIUM
To celebrate the arrival of a family of Gentoo penguins the Aquarium on London’s Southbank is launching an Ice Adventure display with quizzes, games, and interactive freezing touch pools (In addition to the show’s stars, the Gentoos themselves.) www.visitseaslife.com

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM: DINOSAUR
Jurassic Park lands in London. Visitors to the Natural History Museum’s summer 2011 exhibition will be transported back 65 million years with of giant life-size animatronic dinosaurs and displays of extinct animals and plants.
www.nhm.ac.uk

ROYAL BEASTS
Discover the origins of London Zoo at the Tower of London’s new exhibition opening tomorrow – which housed animals for over 600 years in its Royal Menagerie for the entertainment of the court. With life-size sculptures and interactive displays – you can experience how everything from elephants and ostriches were kept, and even what they smelt like. www.hrp.org.uk/TowerofLondon