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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Smeaton's model water wheel, c 1750.
Smeaton's model water wheel, c 1750.
John Herschel's drawing of an actinometer, c 1830s.
John Herschel's drawing of an actinometer, c 1830s.
John Herschel's drawing of a spectrum, c 1830s.
John Herschel's drawing of a spectrum, c 1830s.
John Herschel's drawing of a clockwork device, c 1830s.
John Herschel's drawing of a clockwork device, c 1830s.
Charles Urban, American documentary film pioneer, c 1910s.
Charles Urban, American documentary film pioneer, c 1910s.
Henry Maudslay, English engineer, 1827.
Henry Maudslay, English engineer, 1827.
Corn mill driven by undershot water wheels, c 1662.
Corn mill driven by undershot water wheels, c 1662.
Berthold Schwarz, German Franciscan monk, c 1380.
Berthold Schwarz, German Franciscan monk, c 1380.
Roger Bacon, English philosopher and scientist, 13th century.
Roger Bacon, English philosopher and scientist, 13th century.
John Babington, English gunner and mathematician, 17th century.
John Babington, English gunner and mathematician, 17th century.
George Fowler Perkin, builder, father of Sir William Henry Perkin, 1867.
George Fowler Perkin, builder, father of Sir William Henry Perkin, 1867.
Hurriers drawing loaded corves in a mine, 1842.
Hurriers drawing loaded corves in a mine, 1842.
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