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Resources

The Museum has a significant collection of globes ranging from early Islamic celestial globes to examples of the early modern production of terrestrial globes, and globes of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries manufactured by well known English instrument makers.

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Globes in the Collection [2]

To find out more and explore the variety of globes in the collection.

The Schöner Globe [3]

To find out more about one of the earliest printed celestial globes made by the celebrated Renaissance maker Johannes Schöner.

Make a model [4]

To find out how to make your own model globe using simple resources at home.

A globe for your project [5]

The large globes which were created during the project are available as a reusable resource for other projects. Please contact us with the form attached (click on title) if you would like to borrow a large globe for your project and contribute to the Globe Project.

Globe resource form [Word] [6]