Take an inspirational voyage that connects people and civilizations from Spain to China when the Michigan Science Center presents 1001 Inventions: Untold Stories from a Golden Age of Innovation. The special exhibit opens Saturday, Oct. 7 and runs through Jan. 7, 2018.
1001 Inventions takes visitors on an inspirational journey through a colorful and creative period of a golden age of civilization that stretched from Spain to China beginning in the 7th century. Through the inspiring scientific and cultural achievements of pioneering men and women of various faiths and cultures during the golden age of Muslim Civilization and their contributions to our modern world, 1001 Inventions promotes intercultural dialogue, diversity, and social cohesion.
With more than 60 exhibits, 1001 Inventions is an engaging and educational experience and includes an award-winning introductory film starring Sir Ben Kingsley. The exhibit aims to inspire young people to study and pursue careers in science while sparking creativity and innovation.
Highly successful 1001 Inventions exhibitions have premiered in many cities around the world including London, Washington DC, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Los Angeles, Kuwait, Jeddah, Sao-Paulo, Kuala Lumpur, United Nations, New York, British Parliament and UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris.
FREE admission to this award-winning exhibition is included with paid general admission thanks to the generous support of The Friends of 1001 Michigan.