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Whipple Museum of the History of Science

4.5/5
16 Reviews
Museum
Business Suspended Business hours TBA
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3 United Kingdom
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Phone: +44-1223-330906

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The museum has exhibits from the 17th century to the 19th century, mainly by instrument makers of the 7th-day tour route in the UK

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  • I9678NPmarkb
    I9678NPmarkb
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    2 Floors of Exploration

    Whether you like scientific instruments, calculators, astronomy, telescopes, or just seeing what a Victorian parlour would have felt like then this is a great place to visit more than once.

    Reviewed on /Date(1591220243000+0800)/
  • kissane
    kissane
    perth, australia
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    Lots of instruments ...

    I enjoyed this museum, but it is dominated by the collection of the founder - unsurprisingly. The collection includes many interesting scientific instruments of various kinds, as well as related objec...

    Reviewed on /Date(1577738387000+0800)/
  • mikex882
    mikex882
    St. Albert, Alberta
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    If you want to know how science developed - this is the place to see.

    This is one of those rare museums which as a totally different take on history - it shows how the science was developed rather than the big things the science found - if you like science, machines, or...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567388882000+0800)/
  • AndyMcGonegal
    AndyMcGonegal
    Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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    Compact Museum - Interesting but More Adult Oriented

    I found it fascinating and really informative and 90 minutes was about right because I felt weary after absorbing so much information. This venue is perhaps less appealing for younger visitors but is...

    Reviewed on /Date(1565996343000+0800)/
  • Stylish60
    Stylish60
    Folkestone, Kent, England
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    Quirky place with interesting exhilbits

    Took grandchildren. Interesting objects to see and activities for young children to do e.g build a brain and dress up as a Victorian child while playing with Victorian scientific toys. Quite a quirky ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1565855320000+0800)/

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