Science on the Streets - Cathedral and Necropolis Tour

Glasgow Science Festival: Discover the revolutionary advancements in science and medicine on this walking tour!

Science on the Streets - Cathedral and Necropolis Tour

About Science on the Streets - Cathedral and Necropolis Tour

Discover the revolutionary advancements in science and medicine pioneered right on our doorstep with this walking tour of Glasgow Cathedral's graveyard and the Necropolis. Explore a range of scientific developments, from the introduction of antiseptics to transatlantic communications.

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