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Please call (01947) 897440 to arrange your visit to the museum.
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A virtual visit to Dr Frankenstein's Laboratory

Kinnersley's Thermometer Strange glowing bulbs, the Jacob's Ladder, crackling sparks, electric flames, etc.


Crookes Maltese Cross Tube See the telegraph system, early x-ray tubes and literally hundreds of early electrical instruments, mostly in working condition


Museum of Victorian Science
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Visits arranged by appointment and last approximately 1 hour 45 minutes
(Over 16's only)
To avoid disappointment please make your booking several days in advance
Telephone (01947) 897440
Demonstrates the researches of Sir William Crookes Crookes Radiometer

Wimshurst Machine History of the development of the Electro-Static Generator, up to James Wimshurst


Showing the education of the young Victorians, using many of the static accessories and rare artefacts, as used by them.

Geissler Tubes, Bouquet Tubes, Railway Tubes, etc - all shown working Crookes Railway Tube
 
 

 
THE SHOW FEATURES SEVERAL LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS
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"MIS-USE OF RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES"
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To arrange your visit or for any other enquiries please call (01947) 897440
 
 

 
YOUR PROGRAMMED VISIT TO THE MUSEUM
 
A JOURNEY OF REAL SCIENCE THROUGH 19th CENTURY PHYSICS
 
FIRSTLY, A GUIDE AROUND THE PACKED SHELVES VIA LASER POINTER,
DEMONSTRATING SOME OF THE MORE INTERESTING INSTRUMENTS
 

FEATURING
 
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ELECTRO-STATIC GENERATOR ~ THE WIMSHURST MACHINE & THE ACCESSORIES THAT COULD BE USED WITH IT
 
THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH, WITH WORKING INSTRUMENTS ~ THE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE
 
DISCOVERY OF X-RAYS ~ FLUORESCENCE & PHOSPHORESCENCE, URANIUM GLASS, PITCHBLENDE, A GEIGER COUNTER, RADIOACTIVITY IN GAS MANTLES AND SMOKE ALARMS, AND MORE.
 
CATHODE RAYS & THE WORK OF SIR WILLIAM CROOKES ~ GEISLER TUBES, THE RADIOMETER, THE ELECTRIC EGG, THE CROOKES RAILWAY
 
SIR J.J. THOMSON & THE DISCOVERY OF THE ELECTRON ~ THE AURORA BOREALIS, BOUQUET TUBES, GOLDSTEIN'S CANAL RAYS, PULUJ'S PHOSPHORESCENT LAMP
 
DR FRANKENSTEIN'S LABORATORY, THE CLIMBING ARC, LIGHTNING, THUNDER, SPARKS
 

 
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ALL THESE AND MUCH MORE DEMONSTRATED WORKING AND EXPLAINED IN THE 2 HOUR LECTURE
 
AGE LIMIT 18+
 
TELEPHONE : (01947) 897440
 
To avoid disappointment please make your booking several days in advance
 
 

 
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