The Great Exhibition of 1851 was a major international exhibition that took place in Hyde Park, London, from 1 May to 15 October 1851.
The event was organised by Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria. It was meant to celebrate the industrial and scientific development of Britain during the Industrial Revolution and mark the centenary of the French Revolution. The exhibition’s new buildings were designed by Joseph Paxton for £310,000 and they were intended as temporary structures only.
The exhibition attracted about nine million visitors during its six months run.
The Brits are known for their sense of humor and creativity. They can be found in most of the funny and weird exhibits in London. The Brits even have their own exhibit, which is called Love Britain Online.
Britons are known for their sense of humor and creativity, which is evident in most of the funny and weird exhibits in London. British people even have their own exhibition – Love Britain Online, which includes an interactive experience where visitors learn about British culture through games, workshops, digital experiences, special events, tours and more.
The British Museum is one of the most famous museums in London. It was founded in 1753 and is currently located on Bloomsbury Square.
The exhibit entitled ‘Great Exhibition 2012’ which ran from May to October, was put up to show off the diverse arts and sciences that were exhibited at the time of London’s hosting of The Great Exhibition of 1851. This exhibition helped influence the establishment of the Natural History Museum as well as the Victoria and Albert Museum.
The British Museum has an extensive collection – it holds over 8 million objects from many different cultures and religions. It also has a significant collection of artefacts from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, Asia and North America as well as a set of Egyptian mummies that date back to 1070 BC.
The exhibition is available free of charge on weekends
The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations was a world’s fair that took place in London in 1851.
The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations was a world’s fair that took place from May to October 1851.
In 1851, when the Great Exhibition was in full swing, the exhibition was free on weekends. In order to celebrate the event with a free day pass, people were given a badge that would entitle them to see all parts of the exhibition for free during these days. The exhibition is now open every day and has been visited by over 40 million people since it first opened in its current form.
On weekends, there is no need to pay an entrance fee and people can enjoy a-whole-day-of-exhibition for free!
The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations was one of the most significant events in the history of Britain. It celebrated and showcased British manufacturing and industry on a grand scale.
The exhibition ran from May to November for three years and saw more than six million visitors, many from abroad.
The exhibition was originally meant to be a financial failure, but turned into a resounding success, providing an economic stimulus for Britain and lasting as a testimony to the country’s industrial and scientific progress.