George Stephenson costumed character
Meet George Stephenson, pioneering railway engineer and inventor of the world-famous Rocket locomotive.
Hear how his curiosity about machines led him to become the ‘father of the railways’. He'll tell you about the Rainhill Trials, the legendary race in which Rocket won the search for the best locomotive, and the lasting impact of his work on our railways today.
Our costumed character portraying George Stephenson offers plenty of opportunities to ask questions as he brings to life his story of success in the Industrial Revolution.
Booking terms apply for this event.
Recommended for supporting classroom work about Victorians, the Industrial Revolution, famous people and transport. It’s also a perfect accompaniment to a visit to the Energy Hall, Making the Modern World and James Watt and our world.
|Monday 24 March 2014||11:45||-||12:15|
|Monday 24 March 2014||12:30||-||13:00|
|Monday 24 March 2014||13:30||-||14:00|