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Thinktank, Birmingham science museum
Millenium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG.
Visitors interested in scientific and industrial history should not be discouraged by the child-focused website. There are many fascinating and historically important exhibits on display, including the 1779 Smethwick Engine built by Boulton & Watt, and examples of machines which made Birmingham the first centre of mass-produced metallic consumer goods.