Mr Monkey scampered along to the British Museum. The reading room in the Central Court had been converted into a display space housing the First Emperor exhibition and Mr Monkey was interested to see that the windows had been covered from the inside. Mr Monkey thought it looked a little sinister. Then he went into the King's reading room where he inspected an orrery built in 1750 as a replica of George II's grand orrery. He thought it was a shame that the orrery wasn't working and showing him the movements of the solar system.
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