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Did you know that many of our INVENTORS are household names. Some, who created inventions we use every day, may surprise you – and they can all be found in History Heroes card games!

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Category: Inventors, London, Women in history,

Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and the Crimean War

Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and the Crimean War: We often learn about all three together. The Crimean War ‘made’ both Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole famous in their own time and in history. We see them both as great nurses. They worked at the same time and we often discuss, who was more important. Florence […]


Category: Inventors, Scientists, Space,

History Heroes’ Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison in Dr Who

We loved seeing History Heroes’ Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison spar in Dr Who’s episode, “Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror”. History come alive! Dr Who has often used history and real historical figures as a backdrop to its drama. Many of those characters over the years are also History Heroes in our various games. EXPLORERS, […]


History Heroes Scientists: Alexander Fleming

Category: Inventors, Scientists,

Alexander Fleming, Louis Pasteur and Germs

Germ Day! Why is the 28th September not called International Germ Day? It’s a BIG day in Germ history! On the 28th September 1895 Louis Pasteur died. His germ theory changed completely the way people understood what germs were and how they worked. 33 years later on 28th September 1928 Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the […]


Category: Inventors,

History Heroes’ INVENTORS Quiz Trail

INVENTORS, History Heroes’ new card game is making an exciting debut at Winchester Science Centre this October