Science Museum

 
The Science Museum was founded in 1857 with objects shown at the Great Exhibition held in the Crystal Palace. Today the Museum is world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries and inspirational exhibitions.

The collection includes Stephenson's Rocket, Puffing Billy, the first jet engine, and a working example of Charles Babbage's Difference engine.

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Joseph William Bazalgette, British civil engineer, 1854-1866.
Joseph William Bazalgette, British civil engineer, 1854-1866.
Joseph William Bazalgette, British civil engineer, c 1880s.
Joseph William Bazalgette, British civil engineer, c 1880s.
A hot-air balloon over Fancy Fair, Princes Park, Liverpool, August 1849.
A hot-air balloon over Fancy Fair, Princes Park, Liverpool, August 1849.
The first balloon crosing of the English Channel, 7 January 1785.
The first balloon crosing of the English Channel, 7 January 1785.
Plan of the Principal Triangulation of Britain, 1787-1790.
Plan of the Principal Triangulation of Britain, 1787-1790.
The Milan Aviation Meeting, Italy, 1910.
The Milan Aviation Meeting, Italy, 1910.
'The Trans-Atlantic Air Race', 1919.
'The Trans-Atlantic Air Race', 1919.
'Imperial Airways - The Greatest Air Service in the World', poster, 1930s.
'Imperial Airways - The Greatest Air Service in the World', poster, 1930s.
'Typus Arithmeticae', 1535.
'Typus Arithmeticae', 1535.
Creatures of the sea, 1535.
Creatures of the sea, 1535.
Mount Vesuvius' crater, Kingdom of Naples, 1767.
Mount Vesuvius' crater, Kingdom of Naples, 1767.
Polished lava from Mount Vesuvius, c 1770.
Polished lava from Mount Vesuvius, c 1770.
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