The Faraday Museum

The Royal Institution was founded in March 1799 with the aim of introducing new technologies and teaching science to the general public.

The Faraday Museum tells the story of the electromagnetic discoveries made by Michael Faraday in the 19th century.

Did you know?…

  • The popularity of the Christmas lectures in1825 made Albemarle Street the first one-way street in London

Museum Facilities


Audio Guide

Wheelchair Access


Tour Guide




Venue Hire

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