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The Museum of Vision explores the history of eyeglasses and related vision aids. Take a look at the obscure beginnings of eyewear 700 years ago to current fashion.
Spectacles bring the world into focus for thousands of people, but few understand how eyeglasses work and many would be surprised by the different styles that have been made over the centuries. Here we discover how man has improved eyesight and protected eyes.
- How the Eye Works and Refraction
- Brief History of Optics and Lenses
- Timeline of Eyeglasses
- Contact Lenses
- Telescopes and Binoculars
- Protective Eyewear