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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John Dalton, English chemist, 1814.
John Dalton, English chemist, 1814.
Engraved bras plates from the Boyle Collection, 13 March 1770.
Engraved bras plates from the Boyle Collection, 13 March 1770.
Gloster-Whittle E28/39, 1941.
Gloster-Whittle E28/39, 1941.
Richard Arkwright, British inventor of textile machinery, 1790.
Richard Arkwright, British inventor of textile machinery, 1790.
Horace Wells, pioneer of anaesthesia, 1844.
Horace Wells, pioneer of anaesthesia, 1844.
Peter Dollond, English optician, c 1800.
Peter Dollond, English optician, c 1800.
Sir Humphry Davy, English chemist, c 1810.
Sir Humphry Davy, English chemist, c 1810.
Alexander Parkes, inventor of the first synthetic plastic, c 1850.
Alexander Parkes, inventor of the first synthetic plastic, c 1850.
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan, scientist and inventor, c 1900.
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan, scientist and inventor, c 1900.
The 'Cuckoo', 1881.
The 'Cuckoo', 1881.
Trade card with engraving of Archimedes, Greek mathematician, 18th century.
Trade card with engraving of Archimedes, Greek mathematician, 18th century.
Plan of a Fourdrinier paper-making machine, 1812.
Plan of a Fourdrinier paper-making machine, 1812.
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