350 years of science

An exhibition on the history of the Royal Society was held in 2010 to celebrate our 350th anniversary.

The exhibition showcased many of the archives, books, portraits and artefacts in the Society's collection. These pages feature some of the scientific instruments and other artefacts that were displayed.

Exhibition catalogue

Exhibition Catalogue

The exhibition catalogue contains images and descriptions of most of the artefacts in the exhibition.

Please contact the library if you would like a copy of the catalogue.

Exhibition details

Held at Carlton House Terrace, 07 June to 19 November 2010.

Thanks and acknowledgements

The Science Museum, Hahn Constable Ltd, The Museum of London, Royal Academy of Arts, the family of Dorothy Hodgkin, the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge and the Trustees of the British Museum.