Explore incredible objects from Professor Stephen Hawking's office in this special new display.
Stephen Hawking at Work will give an insight into the working life and personality of the world-renowned theoretical physicist.
Marvel at the extraordinary contents of Hawking's office, which was acquired for the nation by the Science Museum Group in May 2021.
Highlights of the display include a rare copy of Hawking's PhD thesis, his spectacles, which were specially adapted to aid communication, and even an invitation to the time travellers' party Hawking hosted.
Discover surprising mementos of his public and celebrity appearances, including a jacket gifted to him by the creators of The Simpsons featuring well-known characters from the show, and a cast photo from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
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Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 4FP
Open daily, 10.00 - 17.00
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
A multi-million-pound restoration programme is underway at our globally significant industrial heritage site to carry out crucial restoration work and reveal new spaces and perspectives for all visitors to enjoy, play and learn in.
This means that there is a lot of scaffolding and areas that may be closed, including the Power Hall and the 1830 Station and Warehouse, but there is still plenty to enjoy on your visit, from permanent galleries to temporary exhibitions and holiday activities.
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