A Visit to the London Science Museum’s 3D Print Exhibit

By on December 13th, 2013 in Event


We strolled through the London Science Museum’s new exhibit on 3D printing recently. The intent of the exhibit, entitled, “3D Printing the Future”, was to expose more of the public to the amazing technology of 3D printing. Indeed, this was the case as we observed dozens of people marveling over the numerous print examples on display. 
The highlight was the 3D Print “Wall”, which contained hundreds of 3D printed items from around the world. In fact, we assisted in the development of this feature by requesting Fabbaloo readers to contact the museum to contribute prints for precisely this display. 
Included in the display was an example print of the notorious Liberator 3D printed gun. From the looks of it, it appears to have been used – hopefully not in the museum. 
Also on display was a MakerBot Replicator 2. Perhaps not so coincidentally, the museum also announced this week that they now sell the MakerBot machine from their well-stocked science shop. 

By Kerry Stevenson

Kerry Stevenson, aka "General Fabb" has written over 8,000 stories on 3D printing at Fabbaloo since he launched the venture in 2007, with an intention to promote and grow the incredible technology of 3D printing across the world. So far, it seems to be working!