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01.01.2024 – 31.12.2024

Christopher Wren: The Quest for Knowledge

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It is 300 years since the death of Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723), the revolutionary scientist, mathematician and architect who was responsible for building the St Paul’s Cathedral we know and love today.

To commemorate his remarkable life, this exhibition Sir Christopher Wren: The Quest for Knowledge explores and reflect on the early life and career of Wren. The exhibition also charts his lesser-known achievements in mathematics, astronomy and physiology, as well as the design and building of his greatest monument, St Paul’s Cathedral.

With a wealth of material from the archives at St Paul's, discover these rich stories alongside drawings, photographs and treasures including remarkable historical objects personal to Wren himself.

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