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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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.
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.
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