Part of Historic Environment Scotland
The free-standing James Watt exhibition panels inside the Engine Shed main space

James Watt: Power to the World

Selected dates from Thursday 15 August 2019 to Friday 23 August 2019

Engine Shed

Family friendly, General interest

Least technical

Event Description

Explore the life, work, and legacy of James Watt and his reinvention of the steam engine in our new exhibition. 

On 25 April 1769, James Watt patented the 'separate condenser'. This invention revolutionised the steam engine, and became the driving force behind the Industrial Revolution. 

In our new exhibition 'James Watt: Power to the World', learn all about who James Watt was, and how he worked hard to create a more effective steam engine. 

Discover the impact he had on Britain's industry, architecture, and engineering, which you can still see today.

Select from 5 available dates until Fri 23 Aug 2019

(This calendar is for informational purposes only, please select a date when booking your tickets.)