From bridges, roads and railways to clean water in our home, explore the world of civil engineering.

From bridges, roads and railways to clean water in our homes, enjoy a pop-up exhibition and exciting activities which let you explore the work of the civil engineers who design, build and look after structures and systems that we all need in our everyday lives.

Part of ICE 200: Celebrating 200 years of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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People's Postcode Lottery

Header: Advertising poster for the LNER East Coast route, depicting the Forth Bridge, illustrated by Frank Bragnwyn, printed by Avenue Press, published by London and North Eastern Railway, 1920 s - 1930s.

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Event information


20 Oct - 21 Oct 2018


National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh

How much

Free, drop-in 

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