Information Age

1 Jan 2000 — 1 Jan 2020 at the Science Museum in London, United Kingdom

18 MAY 2017
Information Age. Courtesy of Science Museum
Information Age. Courtesy of Science Museum

The Information Age gallery celebrates more than 200 years of innovation in information and communication technologies.

Re-live remarkable moments in history, told through the eyes of those who invented, operated or were affected by the new wave of technology, from the first BBC radio broadcast in 1922 to the dawn of digital TV.

Discover how wireless technology saved many lives on the Titanic and spread news of the disaster to the world within hours. You can also hear the personal stories of the operators who worked on the Enfield Telephone Exchange, the last manual exchange.