Dome of Discovery JRU01_01_116
Festival of Britain, South Bank Exhibition, Dome of Discovery, Chicheley Street, South Bank, Lambeth, Greater London. A view of part of the Sea exhibition in the Dome of Discovery at the South Bank Exhibition of the Festival of Britain.
The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition, the centrepiece of which was the South Bank Exhibition in London, which ran from 3rd May 1951 until 30th September 1951. The Dome of Discovery contained a exhibitions on the theme of discovery, and took visitors on a journey from land and sea to outer space. Along with many of the festival's other structures, the Dome of Discovery was demolished following the end of the festival
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