1001 Inventions Films and Videos

Fascinating journeys about lesser-known pioneers from a historical golden age of science


1001 Inventions is a UK based not-for-profit science and cultural heritage organisation that creates and delivers global educational initiatives to help spark young people’s interest in science while promoting diversity and intercultural appreciation. 1001 Inventions’ initiatives feature interactive exhibits, films, immersive live shows, hands-on workshops, digital content, books and learning material designed for family audiences.

ENJOY 1001 Invention films introducing lesser-know pioneers of science from the history of science!

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1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets

Fascinating stories about the scientific heritage of Muslim civilisation

1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham

The inspiring story of a brave young scientist from the 11th century

1001 Inventions: Journeys from Alchemy to Chemistry

Bringing to life contributions to the foundations of modern chemistry by lesser-known pioneers

1001 Inventions and the Book of Animals

Join explorer Al-Jahiz on a journey of discovery bringing his 9th century ‘Book of Animals’ to life

1001 Journeys from a Golden Age

An exciting journey following quests and unravelling stories from an age of travel and discovery in Muslim civilisation

Banu Musa and the Science of Tricks

Uncovering mechanical genius from a thousand years ago

Ingenious Devices Videos

Short animated videos by 1001 Inventions

Meet Scholars Videos

1001 Inventions clips and videos featuring lesser-known pioneers from the golden age of Muslim civilisation