This morning, I was privileged to witness history in the making – the Queen’s first tweet! The photo is a little blurry but it all happened so fast. The tweet read: “It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R. She was at the Science Museum for the opening of the new Information Age gallery.
As the Science Museum’s director told us, the Queen has quite an interest in science and was the first monarch to send an email, back in 1976. That isn’t a spelling mistake, it really was in 1976! After touring the exhibition with HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, she was presented with a bouquet of flowers.
Right up to the era of the world wide web, invented by Tim Berners-Lee.
The Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, SW7 2DD