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The Kirkaldy Testing Museum preserves Kirkaldy's unique Universal Materials Testing Machine - the huge hydraulic powered machine he designed and had built in Leeds - in full working order in the premises he built to house it. The museum has a collection of other smaller testing machines and tells the story of materials testing in the period from around 1865 to the mid twentieth century.

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The Kirkaldy Testing Museum
99 Southwark Street
SE1 0JF London

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Science & Technology Specialized & Alternative


Industrial heritage

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Opening hours

First Sunday of Every Month: 11am to 5pm

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0 - 11 Free
Adults £8.00
Reduced £6.00

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99 Southwark Street, London, England


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