Christmas 2013 – Yule-reka!
Thursday 28 November to Sunday 22 December 2013
Every Christmas the Museum is transformed for the festive season and this year we celebrate ingenious inventions throughout history. Each Period Room is dedicated to a different innovation: from the crazy swim fins invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1717 to the swivel chair designed by Thomas Jefferson, who reputedly drafted the Declaration of Independence while sitting in his creation.
Professor Crank is having trouble with his time machine and pieces are dropping off wherever he lands. Look out for the cogs and levers that have fallen in the Period Rooms.
For the past few weeks my desk and even the floor of my office have been covered in various materials ...