The Royal Institution

The Royal Institution

The R.I. motto is 'Science Lives Here'.

Location: 21 Albemarle Street, W1S 4BS

Description: The Royal Institution is an independent charity dedicated to connecting people with the world of science. It is the oldest independent research body in the world.

It was founded in 1799 by the leading British scientists of the age, including Henry Cavendish and George Finch.

Since then 15 scientists attached to the Royal Institution have won Nobel Prizes.

The Institution's lecture circuit is most famous for their Christmas Lectures which were started by Michael Faraday in 1825. Today they are broadcast on television and around the world.

The building here houses over 200 years of history-making science (visit the Faraday Museum), and engage with the latest research, ideas and debates in regular public science events.

Tours: Scientific Tour

Themes: ScienceScience Theme
The Royal Institution

The R.I. motto is 'Science Lives Here'.

Ranking This Month: 1985/2993

Pages Hit This Month: 43

Your Comments:

Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code: CAPTCHA

Other places nearby:

Karl Pearson lived here», 3.6km

Balloonist Gleisher lived here», 6.3km

House of Abdus Salam», 5.0km

Scientist Rosalind Franklin», 2.2km

The Colonnade Town House», 2.0km

Bouncing Bomb inventor's house», 4.8km

Charles Darwin lived here», 0.9km

Charles Babbage was born here», 2.3km

The Royal Institution», 0km

Upton House», 7.4km

Location Pinpointed: