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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

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Gallery

The Science and Art of Medicine

Discover treasures that tell the fascinating story of medicine
free

Exhibition

Scientific photograph from the Revelations exhibition

Revelations: Experiments in Photography

Learn about the influence of early scientific photography on 20th century art

Exhibition

James Watt and our World

Step inside James Watt's extraordinary workshop
free

Interactive gallery

Energy: fuelling the future

Explore how energy powers every aspect of our lives
free

Drop-in workshop

Magic Lanterns drop-in

Build a lantern and test it out with different colours
free

Gallery

Challenge of Materials

Investigate the science and history of materials
free

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