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  • 1. Science Museum Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD

2. Origin and history Patent Office Museum at south end of Brompton Boilers (exterior) Science Museum, London, 9 May 1919 3. Origin and history 4. Collections The Science Museum now holds a collection of over 300,000 items The museum is divided into a large number of galleries - Power east hall - Flight - Mathematics - Measuring Time - Computing - Cosmos & Culture - Making the Modern World - .. 5. Power east hall Collections Stephenson's Rocket Puffing Billy (the oldest surviving steam locomotive) 6. Collections Computer hall The PDP-8, or Straight-8 minicomputer Charles Babbage's Difference engine 7. Glimpses of Medical History Collections Diorama The Discovery of Anaesthetics 8. Glimpses of Medical History Collections The leather covered medicine chest 9. Collections Medicine and Biology half-scale anatomical model of a horse The heart of a living person 10. Collections Cosmos & Culture Apollo spacecraft Joint European X-ray Telescope (JET-X) 11. Collections Flight 12. Collections Welcome to the Museum of Science


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