Museum of the History of Science
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Museum of the History of Science information
Science, art, celebrity and nostalgia come together at this fascinating museum, where exhibits include everything from an extensive selection of astrolabes and an equation-covered blackboard used by Einstein in 1931, to the world's finest collection of historical scientific instruments. It's all housed in a fine 17th-century building.