Our solar system is a beautiful, complex and amazing place.
Fulton’s Orrery is a remarkable piece of engineering. It was constructed in 1833 to demonstrate that the solar system is constantly moving, rotating and revolving.
This display tells the story of Fulton’s Orrery, why it was made and how it works.
You can also see rocks from space – meteorites – including some believed to come from the Moon and Mars.