Joy of Museums

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Masterpieces of the Science Museum, London

Making the Modern World gallery london science museum

The Science Museum is a major museum in London, which was founded in 1857 and today is one of the city’s major tourist attractions. The Science Museum now holds a collection of over 300,000 items, it also contains hundreds of interactive exhibits.

The Masterpieces of the Science Museum, London include:

  • Stephenson’s Rocket

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“Museums should be places where you raise questions, not just show stuff.”
William Thorsell

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