I want to find out about inventors of the past
The Age of Exploration
A number of fun projects reproducing the inventions that made possible the age of exploration.
Devices of Wonder
Interact with these inventions of the past. Chose the Flash version for the most fun.
Explore this site and learn about this fascinating scientist, inventor, and artist.
Inventor Games and Videos
Learn history through invention with inventor games.
Leonardo and the Engineers of the Renaissance
Fantastic 3D movies, slide shows, showing many Renaissance inventions in motion. Original documentation and more.
Museum of Ancient Inventions
Some of these items, with slight modifications, are still in use today. Click on each picture to find out more. Can you make some of these items yourself?
Thomas Edison’s Home Page
He led no armies into battle, he conquered no countries, and he enslaved no peoples… Nonetheless, he exerted a degree of power the magnitude of which no warrior ever dreamed.