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Museum of Victorian Science Whitby

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Museum of Victorian Science Whitby

Address:
Woodberry,
Glaisdale,
Whitby,
North Yorkshire
YO21 2QL

Telephone: 01947 897440

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

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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