Take a look at some scientific and technological treasures from our collective past.
Treasures from the Collection
An Art Deco-style oscillating fan from circa 1930.
The Serial Sound Structure Generator (SSSG) was developed between 1965 and 1970 by electronic music pioneer Hugh Le Caine, at the National Research Council in Ottawa.
The Una-Fon is the oldest electronic instrument in the Museum´s music collection.
In 1984, Joseph Kittinger made the first solo transatlantic balloon flight.
Candling is a method used to examine eggs.
A replica of a helmet worn by a famous 12th-century samurai.
An 1872 mathematical model used for teaching.
The first mechanical calculator to be mass-produced.
The William English was one of the first canoes manufactured in Canada.
The sausage cooker.
The cult of the motorcycle started with Harley-Davidsons.
You can see the gears in a skeleton clock.
Teaching tools for teaching acupressure and acupuncture points.
The Alouette satellite is the first Canadian spacecraft.
A Canadian invention: the Newsuit
When the Snowmobile and the Batmobile Are One and the Same