Science and machines - Scientific and technological development since 1800

Modern railroads, electric lights, airplanes and automobiles: these are just some of the notable 19th and 20th century inventions highlighted in this exhibition. During this time of rapid progress, the potential of science and technology to improve every aspect of daily life seemed to be limitless.

Handwritten correspondence with Albert Einstein, early x-rays and videos of 1930s operating theatres are among the more than 600 images, videos and historical documents brought together by the showcase.
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Mechanisation

Medicine

Natural History

People

Natural Sciences

Photography and Radio

Transport and Travel

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