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EVENT INFO

Special Exhibition 「The Future Brought by Glover: The Secret of Steam」【Fukuoka City Science Museum】2021

Ohori/Ropponmatsu Area

The steam engine which has contributed Japan’s modernization.

Thomas Glover is the owner of Glover Garden in Nagasaki. As a businessman, he brought many news things to Japan, such as western mechanical technology. Amongst all the new ideas, especially the steam engine changed the way we live in Japan.

This exhibition is focus on the steam engine which has influenced the industrial revolution in Japan. The Glover Garden will be constructed with original size at the venue. Also, there will introduce how the steam engine works and the achievements of Thomas Glover. Please come and find out the secret of steam

【Related Events】
<3F Special Exhibition Room>
■Riddles Escape game “Bring back the memory of Glover !” (Japanese only)
“Welcome to 1865. If you would like to go back, try the best to trace his memory.”
The only clue are the messages and riddles, let’s go adventure to the riddle-solving journey!
【Date】Every weekend during the exhibition, Golden Week(April 29 ~ May 5), Summer vacation(July 22~ August 26)
【Time】9:30~16:00  ※the time of riddle-solving is unlimited. You could start from any time.
【Fee】1,500 yen/1 kit ※1 kit could be applied by one person or several people.
※cash only
※the ticket of special exhibition room is required.

■ Gallery Talk “The future brought by Glover ” (Japanese only)
Introduced by the curator of Glover Garden about highlights of this exhibition.
【Date・Time】April 29・end of august8
                 ①11:00~11:45 ②13:30~14:15
【Fee】Free ※the ticket of special exhibition room is required.
                        ※limited to the first 15 visitors of each talk.

<4F Science navigation>
■story telling “The story of Steam” (Japanese only)
The picture book about everyone’s favourite steamTrain!
【Date・Time】Sat, May 15・29・Sat, June 19
                   13:30~13:50
【Fee】Free

<5F Basic Exhibition Room>
■ Science Show “the power and mechanism to make things alive” (Japanese only)
【Date・Time】will be held in May, the details will be available in the middle of April.
【Fee】Free ※the ticket of Basic exhibition room is required.

※To prevent the spread of the COVID-19, please cooperate by wearing a mask and following cough etiquette, taking temperature, disinfecting and washing your hands. Please refrain from visiting if you are not feeling well.
Please find the【official site】for further instructions. Thank you for your kind understanding and cooperation.

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