Superbug Zone

Grab a lab coat and discover the world of microbes. Try your hands at exciting experiments to investigate the inner workings of bacteria.

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See how small microbes are under the microscope and use giant Lego models to learn about how intricate they can be. Uncover where they live in your body and how they can be good for us but also very bad for us.

Grab a lab coat and be an Imperial microbiologist for the day, performing exciting experiments to investigate the inner workings of bacteria.

Our must-see Bioluminescence room looks at fascinating glow-in-the-dark bacteria, and fun games will show you how bacteria’s ‘weapons’ fight back against our body’s immune system and what happens when they’re exposed to antibiotics.

Our scientists are currently tackling the global rise of superbugs that are no longer responding to existing antibiotics – come and find out how.