Heriot-Watt University is running a special exhibition to celebrate the life of James Watt. The display is being hosted in the free museum at the University’s Edinburgh campus, on the outskirts of the city, until the end of August 2019.
Full details below.
Name of event: Watt An Inspiration
Summary: Exhibition exploring the legacy of Watt’s inventions, featuring a Watt copier, a piece of James Watt’s maternal aunt’s wedding dress and a sectional model of a steam engine by James Nasmyth.
Date(s) of event: from January 7, 2019 to August 29, 2019
Admission times: The Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays to Thursdays.
Location: Museum, Ground floor of Cameron Smail Library, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS
Tickets: No tickets required
Email for enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone number for enquiries: 0131 451 3218
Access to venue (parking/transport links/access for people with disabilities): There is disabled access and disabled parking in car park J. The campus is well served with bus services. Find out more here.
Any additional relevant information: Find out more about heritage at Heriot-Watt here.
Organisers (who’s organising the event and the names of any partner organisations or funders): Heritage Service, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.