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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Vincent Lunardi, Italian aeronaut and balloonist, c 1784.
Vincent Lunardi, Italian aeronaut and balloonist, c 1784.
Gas-lit traffic signal, 1868.
Gas-lit traffic signal, 1868.
Daniel Barbaro, Italian perspectivist, 16th century.
Daniel Barbaro, Italian perspectivist, 16th century.
Carl Angerer, Austrian photochemist and printer, c 1900.
Carl Angerer, Austrian photochemist and printer, c 1900.
Thomas Wright, English astronomer and architect, 18 April 1737.
Thomas Wright, English astronomer and architect, 18 April 1737.
Richard Roberts, Welsh inventor, mid-19th century.
Richard Roberts, Welsh inventor, mid-19th century.
Sir Samuel Bentham, British inventor and naval architect, c 1800.
Sir Samuel Bentham, British inventor and naval architect, c 1800.
Eli Whitney, American inventor, early 19th century.
Eli Whitney, American inventor, early 19th century.
Thomas Willis, English physician, c 1660.
Thomas Willis, English physician, c 1660.
Fourdrinier paper-making machine, 1808.
Fourdrinier paper-making machine, 1808.
Sketch by Fox Talbot, English, early 19th century.
Sketch by Fox Talbot, English, early 19th century.
The Niagara Suspension Bridge, North America, 1862.
The Niagara Suspension Bridge, North America, 1862.
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