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The Science Museum in London was our second exposure to multiple steam engines in one place. The first was our day at ThinkTank in Birmingham. ThinkTank was helpful because they had many of their steam engines rigged up so that you could see the moving parts. The Science Museum was helpful in a different way — they set up a chronological path through the display so that you could see the gradual improvements to steam engines over time. The signage included lots of diagrams to study and some computer displays with animation to show how the parts moved.
Where have you seen steam engines?