101 Inventions That Changed The World

101 Inventions That Changed The World explores key turning points in humankind’s history defined by the creation or discovery of something profound. From stone tools to the birth of the Internet, driven by necessity and accident we have shaped our own destiny through invention.

These inventions act as historical punctuation points in our story that explores not only the inventions themselves, but also suggests the reasoning behind their development and their consequent effect humankind.

To create this experience for the SENSORY4™ system we engaged a panel of experts from around the world to collate a list of 101 inventions that have steered the course of history.

What is SENSORY4™?

SENSORY4™ utilizes a unique system that incorporates forty high definition projectors, multi-channel motion graphics and cinema quality surround sound – resulting in one of the most exciting multi-screen environments in the world.

Huge crystal clear images, so real you want to touch them, illuminate a vast array of screens and surfaces specially tailored to the exhibition space.

The experience – programmed to be dynamic, informative and visually spectacular, flows through the mass of projectors and merges with digital surround sound, saturating the space in a breathtaking immersive display.

  • At the forefront of exhibition development, a revolutionary new way to experience science, art, culture and history
  • Bridges all key visitor demographics
  • Reaches new audiences
  • Turnkey installation, highly cost effective, efficient and adaptable venue fit out
  • Low operational costs
  • Timeless brand with big PR potential
  • Full support material provided; branding, merchandising, advertising etc

Quick Facts
On application to Grande Exhibitions
Traveling Exhibition Period
Generally 3 months+
Space Required
Ideally 700 m2 / 7,500 ft2 and above
Ceiling Height
Ideally 4 m / 13 ft and above
Freight Size
1 x 40ft HC container (subject to change, based on freight origin)
Under supervision of Grande Exhibitions technicians
Traveling Exhibition History
The Leonardo, Salt Lake City, USA
Science Fair, Trinidad and Tobago
Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
Discovery Place, Charlotte, USA
Santiago, Chile
The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, USA
Dostyk Plaza, Almaty, Kazakhstan
US Space & Rocket Center, Alabama, USA
Revenue Areas
The exhibition can sustain a stand-alone ticket or surcharge ticket with ancillary revenues
Support Materials
Full exhibition, merchandise and advertising style guides
Twitter wall feed
LEGO play area
Strategic marketing and promotional plans
Press releases
Inventors’ Den Activities
High resolution imagery
Curatorial support available
Host Presentation
Video Compilation
SENSORY4™ – Transforming your venue space