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Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

**** 'A maths show that adds up beautifully' The Daily Telegraph
'… full of interesting and thought-provoking objects…Go!' The Guardian

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery tells the story of how mathematics has shaped our world. Designed by the world-renowned Zaha Hadid Architects, this outstanding new gallery spans 400 years of human ingenuity and brings mathematical history to life through the design and architecture of its displays. 

Conceived as a wind tunnel for the largest object in the gallery – a Handley Page aircraft from 1929 – the space follows the lines of airflow around it in a stunning display of imagined aerodynamics. Other objects in the gallery range from intriguing hand-held mathematical instruments to 19th-century human skulls, covering a time-span from the Renaissance to the present day.

This exceptional new gallery has been made possible by the largest individual donation ever made to the Science Museum, an incredible £5 million gift from David and Claudia Harding.

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery is curated by David Rooney, who previously curated the award-winning Codebreaker exhibition about the life and legacy of Alan Turing.

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery

Our stunning new gallery is now open
Floor: 2
Open: Permanent

Principal Funders:

Principal Sponsor:

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With additional support from:

Adrian and Jacqui Beecroft
Iain and Jane Bratchie
The Keniston-Cooper Charitable Trust
Dr Martin Schoernig
Steve Mobbs and Pauline Thomas