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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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.
Fourdrinier paper making machine, 1812.
Fourdrinier paper making machine, 1812.
Surveyors using graphometers, 1597.
Surveyors using graphometers, 1597.
'Discoveries with the Great Rose telescope', 1845.
'Discoveries with the Great Rose telescope', 1845.
Section of the machinery of the Great Rose telescope, 1845.
Section of the machinery of the Great Rose telescope, 1845.
Proposed atmospheric railway station, 1845.
Proposed atmospheric railway station, 1845.
'A day at the races', c 1846.
'A day at the races', c 1846.
Soup kitchen, Spitalfields, London, 1867.
Soup kitchen, Spitalfields, London, 1867.
George Biddell Airy, English astronomer and geophysicist, 1868.
George Biddell Airy, English astronomer and geophysicist, 1868.
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