A fun, family interactive exhibition
22 July - 6 September 2014
This summer let Redbridge Museum take you on a journey to the
future! Transform yourself into an amazing astronaut and explore
the universe and beyond; turn yourself into a scientist to explore
the wonderful world of light and optics; find out the facts behind
science fiction. Discover Redbridge's own scientific past through
hands-on displays, games and puzzles about astronomy, electronics,
science fiction and much, much more.
Kelvin Hughes - Land, Sea
8 April - 4 October 2014
This new small display looks at the Kelvin Hughes company, who
were based in Hainault from 1917 to 2012. This world class firm
makes navigational equipment mainly for ships and aircraft.
This display looks at the history of the firm through the eyes
of some of the people who worked there. It also features some of
the things they made, which have been recently donated to Redbridge
Museum by Kelvin Hughes.
Pop up gardens at Redbridge Museum
Last summer a series of beautiful mini-gardens were outside
Redbridge Central Library & Museum that had been inspired by
These gardens were based on historic green sites in
Redbridge. They had been created to show the history of gardens,
parks and open spaces in Redbridge, from farms to grand
18th century country estates, Victorian suburban gardens and
The gardens had been created by Redbridge Museum and
students from Wanstead High School, as part of a project in
partnership with Valentines Gardens, Redbridge Nature
Conservation and the Corporation of the City of London. The
project was funded by Arts Council England.
Venue: Redbridge Museum on the
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