This exhibition showcases objects from our collections and how their inventors have contributed in some way to Northern Ireland’s long and illustrious legacy of innovation. 


Explore the stories behind the development of the first portable defibrillator and how the Short brothers began their career in aviation. Learn how Harry Ferguson revolutionised agriculture, all across the world, through his invention of the 3-point linkage and find out more about the origins of the infamous DeLorean DMC-12 car.


As well as learning more about the personal stories of achievement and advancement associated with the objects on display, you can discover how these innovations are relevant to the engineers and scientists of the future.

With our partners from across the field of science and technology to reinterpret these collections in a new and dynamic space dedicated to innovation.

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