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In 1847, Dr James Simpson discovered the anaesthetic properties of chloroform.
Stephenson’s Rocket returns to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years in September 2018.
Visit Brunel’s SS Great Britain this summer where Brunel is looking for his next apprentice.27/07/2018 to 02/09/2018
Women made up the majority of the mill workforce, but what was life like in this newly mechanised industry with their children working alongside them?06/09/2018
Join Captain Hardy to discover more about life on board for the officers and men who served on HMS Victory.07/08/2018