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Pioneers of Science

  • 1st December 2011 − 11th May 2014 | Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Scotland’s tradition

Scotland has an impressive tradition of producing pioneers of science, medicine and technology; it also has a well-deserved reputation as a centre for scientific innovation.  Pioneers of Science showcases people whose theories, experiments, discoveries and inventions have helped shape the modern world and whose legacy continues to influence and inspire scientific and technological developments in the twenty-first century.


Located in: Floorplans / First floor See floorplans

First floor

  • Gallery 11
  • Gallery 12
  • First floor east stairwell
  • First floor west stairwell
  • The library - Display cabinet 1
Portrait First floor