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What is 1001 Inventions?

Discovering the Past, Inspiring a Better Future

1001 Inventions is a leading and award-winning international science and cultural heritage organisation engaging over 150 million people around the world.

1001 Inventions uncovers a thousand years of scientific and cultural achievements from Muslim Civilisation from the 7th century onwards, and how those contributions helped create the foundations of our modern world.

Through its award-winning educational programmes, books, block-buster exhibitions, live shows, films and learning products, 1001 Inventions showcases the contributions of inspirational men and women of different faiths and cultures in a civilisation that spread from Spain to China.

1001 Inventions have produced a world-class range of exciting and engaging educational experiences, productions, products and resources that are all extensively researched by academics and designed industry experts.

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WATCH: 1001 Inventions and The Library of Secrets

Oscar-winning actor and screen legend Sir Ben Kingsley has taken the starring role in a short feature film about the scientific heritage of Muslim civilisation. The mini-movie, 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets, accompanies the global touring exhibition currently open to the public at the Science Museum in London.

 
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