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The Crystal

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The Crystal 1 Siemens Brothers Way | Royal Victoria Docks, London E16 1GB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this while looking for something to pass a morning in London. Wasn’t sure what to expect, on arrival lovely gentleman told us about the exhibition and where to start, very informative, just add now kids are free and adults are £5 and includes free...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ChezAllens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got the opportunity to attend a professional meeting in this 'state of the art' venue. The building itself is uniquely designed to look like a crystal. Staff are skilled, friendly & hard working.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ismot
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

The Crystal is an architectural interesting building by Wilkinson Eyre Architects at the Royal Victoria Dock that houses a small but really good exhibition about sustainability in the urban environment! The exhibition is very interactive (one of the best interactive museum experiences I have ever...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nickandangels
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Spent all day attending a conference on 24th October 2018. The building is very good to look at, and the exhibition area was extremely interesting and informative. However, the state of the gents and disabled toilets became progressively worse from mid-morning, and were pretty disgraceful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We had a trip on the Emirates Air Line and The Crystal is right next to it, so it would be rude not to pop in and it is such a reasonable price. So, this centre is all about sustainability and town planning. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kaz B
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This was an excellent, informative and educational look at how we are shaping the planet through increased urbanisation. It provides some excellent interactive displays on ranking cities across the globe by how 'green' they are on a number of dimensions. It has a home configurator...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We only wanted to have a cuppa of tea but then noticed we could enter the for £4:00 each. We had a very nice time here. Some of the things were not working. But over all work out was fun. And for the future what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria P
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We visited London for a few days and wanted to find a free and new activity to do with the family. We saw this a thought we would try it. We were so pleased we did. We all entered for free as my husband and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

A place full of information about ecology, technology, society, sustainability, modern state and future prospectives: how to use this knowledge, data possibilities to make our future lives better, cleaner and comfortable; Not only knowlee, but lots of interactive and hands-on tools to help to understand...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

Particularly interesting and informative about the future of our world, recycling, greener living, etc. Hands on things for children but just as interesting for adults.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Yes, I am sure a 7-yr old would love the exhibition and take away whatever she picks up, especially if the accompanying adults give added explanations pitched at her level of understanding. I would think you could easily... More
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