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Fabricating Histories: Discovery Museum

Description

The story of our 19th century inventors and pioneers is all around us, but with so many experiments, ideas and notions jostling for position, history could have lurched off on a tangent at any moment and become very different.

What if Brunel had graced Sunderland with a vast suspension bridge, or Lovelace & Babbage had computerised the 1840s? What if steam-powered airships had really taken off?

This exhibition celebrates the almost, might-have-been world, of Fabricating Histories!

This exhibition is a collaboration between Northumbria University, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and five artists, kindly supported by Arts Council England. 

(Image by Doctor Geof)

 

Essential Details

Price:

Free

Duration:

12th November 2016 - 21st May 2017

Venue Details
Discover all about life in Newcastle and Tyneside, from the area's renowned maritime history and world-changing science and technology right through to fashion through the eras and military history. The museum is bursting with interactive displays, which ...

Contact:

0191 232 6789

www.twmuseums.org.uk/discovery

Blandford Square
Blandford Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4JA

Opening Hours:

Monday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 11am - 4pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm





 

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