Objects capture changing times, technologies and cultures and help explain the development of NPS academic programs.
This 1896 German galvanometer is the oldest laboratory instrument in the collection.
Sterling silver serving dishes were part of the Victorian-era Hotel Del Monte food service.
Early calculating machines included desktop sized mechanical integrators such as this one by Keuffel & Essel.
This carved, wooden B Class dirigible model was used in the NPS wind tunnels in the early years of naval aviation. The Navy called this class the B-Limp class, which later became the acronymn BLIMP.
This door hinge and key face are examples of hardware used for the guest rooms in the Victorian-era Hotel Del Monte.