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Science Museum

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(Named Buildings) a museum in London, originating from 1852 and given its present name and site in 1899: contains collections relating to the history of science, technology, and industry
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Noun1.Science Museum - a museum that collects and displays objects having scientific interestscience museum - a museum that collects and displays objects having scientific interest
museum - a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value
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