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Detail of glass fungus model

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Please note that we are closed for Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May

We are open five days a week, 12.30 - 16:30.

Monday 12.30 - 16:30

Tuesday 12.30 - 16:30

Wednesday 12.30 - 16:30

Thursday 12.30 - 16:30

Friday 12.30 - 16:30

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Read more at: Measuring Air Humidity

Measuring Air Humidity

Wet-and-dry hygrometer dismantled in red velvet-lined case

The saturation of water vapour in the atmosphere affects how the temperature of air is felt. Early hygrometers studied conditions that transformed atmospheric water-vapour into condensation or dew.