Academy Pendulum Sales

Specializing in Foucault Pendulum Displays
combining science and art
in a captivating display of beauty and motion

  Sold Installation City State and country
1 1951 California Academy of Sciences San Francisco CA, USA
2 1957 San Diego Museum San Deigo CA, USA
3 1957 Boston Museum Boston MA, USA
4 1957 St. Mary's College Dayton OH, USA
5 1959 Diablo Valley College Concord CA, USA
6 1961 Foothill College Mountain View CA, USA
7 1961 Hartnell College Salinas CA, USA
8 1961 University of Florida Tampa FL, USA
9 1961 College of Ishmir Izmir Turkey
10 1964 Smithsonian Museum Washington DC, USA
11 1964 McAllister College St. Paul MN, USA
12 1965 Clarion St. College Clarion PA, USA
13 1965 Smith College Northampton MA, USA
14 1966 Alpine College Alpine MI, USA
15 1966 Knutztown State College Knutztown PA, USA
16 1966 Edinboro State College Edinboro PA, USA
17 1967 Indiana State College Indianapolis IN, USA
18 1967 Planetarium Building Salt Lake City UT, USA
19 1968 Denver Museum Denver CO, USA
20 1968 Cheyney State Museum Cheyney PA, USA
21 1970 Florida Tech. Unversity Orlando FL, USA
22 1970 Shippenburg State College Shippenburg PA, USA
23 1970 Museum of Sc. And Hist. Des Moines IO, USA
24 1970 Miami Dade Jr. College Miami FL, USA
25 1970 Museum of Science and Tech. Lahore Pakistan
26 1971 Midland Center for the Arts Midland MI, USA
27 1972 Khonkaen University Bangkok Thailand
28 1973 Col. Of Agriculture & Mech. Maraguez Puerto Rico
29 1974 Cambria Savings & Loan Johnstown PA, USA (Closed)
30 1977 Kirkpatrick Center Oklahoma OK, USA
31 1978 John Young Museum Orlando FL, USA
32 1978 Arizona State University Tempe AZ, USA
33 1978 Museum of Natural Hist. Louisville KY, USA
34 1979 A&T University Greensboro NC, USA
35 1979 University of Richmond Richmond VA, USA
36 1981 Fayetteville University Fayetteville NC.USA
37 1981 First Citizens Bank Billings MT, USA
38 1981 Sheridan College Sheridan WY, USA
39 1983 Science Engineering Comp. Austin TX, USA
40 1985 Cumberland Museum Nashville TN, USA
41 1985 Berea College Berea KY, USA
42 1985 Kuwait Fnd. For the Adv. Of Sc.   Kuwait
43 1987 Princes Square Mall Glasgow Scotland
44 1988 Western Wyoming College Rock Springs WY, USA
45 1988 Center College Danville KY, USA
46 1988 Natural Science Center Greensboro NC, USA
47 1989 Central Valley College Orem UT, USA
48 1989 Choate College Bloomfield CT, USA
49 1989 Portland Oregon Conv. Ctr. Portland OR, USA
50 1990 Sc. Museum of Virginia Richmond VA, USA
51 1990 Savannah Science Museum Savannah GA, USA (closed)
52 1990 Las Vegas Pub. Library Las Vegas NV, USA
53 1990 Katsushika Planetarium Tokyo Japan
54 1990 Spokane Falls Com. College. Spokane WA, USA
55 1991 Albuquerque Academy Albuquerque NM, USA
56 1992 Natural Science Center Winston Salem NC, USA
57 1992 Hyogo Planetarium Hineji Japan
58 1993 Shawnee State University Portsmouth OH, USA
59 1993 Soutern Florida Com. College Orlando FL, USA
60 1993 Brevard College/Astronaut Planet. Cocoa FL, USA
61 1993 University of Washington Seattle WA, USA
62 1994 Houston Museum of Nat. Hist. Houston TX, USA
63 1996 Robert Syme (residence) Medina OH, USA
64 1996 Morcom Tech. San Mateo CA, USA (bound for Egypt)
65 1996 Fort Hayes Comm. College Hayes KS, USA
66 1996 Adams State College Alamosa CO, USA
67 1997 St. Johns University Minneapolis MN, USA
68 1997 Xavier University Cinncinnati OH, USA
69 1997 Gitam/BBDO Ltd. Ramat Gan Israel
70 1999 Center for Science and Indust. Columbus OH, USA
71 1999 Walt Disney's Imagineering Tokyo Japan
72 1999 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Napa CA, USA
73 1999 Thomas Aquinas College Santa Paul CA, USA
74 1999 Centura Towers Dallas TX, USA
75 2000 Hendrix College Conway AR, USA
76 2000 Berry College Mt. Berry GA, USA
77 2000 Thomas Edison Middle School Meriden CT, USA
78 2001 Samford University Birmingham AL, USA
79 2001 Montefiore Medical Ctr. Bronx NY, USA
80 2001 Lexington Public Library Lexington KY, USA
81 2002 Fresno State University Fresno CA, USA
82 2002 Severn School Severn Park MD, USA
83 2002 Avon Old Farm School Severn Park MD, USA
84 2003 Rigel Pharmaceuticals S. San Francisco CA, USA
85 2003 Compton Science Center Frostburg MD, USA
86 2003 Occidental College Los Angles CA, USA
87 2003 Northern Kentucky Univ. Highland Heights KY, USA
88 2003 West Nottingham Academy Colora MD, US
89 2003 University of Alaska Anchorage AK, USA
90 2003 Univ. Of Oklahoma Norman OK, USA
91 2003 Cape Cod Academy Osterville MS, USA
92 2003 Cal St. Univ. Sacramento Sacramento CA, USA.
93 2004 MOSH Museum of Sc. & Hist. Jacksonville FL, USA
94 2004 Blake School Hopkins MN, USA
95 2005 SCIOWA Sc. Mus. Iowa Des Moines IA, USA
96 2006 Sci. Discovery Museum Shreveport LA, USA
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97 2006 NY State Univ. Geneseo Geneseo NY, USA
98 2006 Ben Guiron Univ. Beer Sheva Israel
99 2006 Discovery Canyon Library Colorado Springs CO, USA
100 2006 New London Magnet School Norman CT, USA
101 2006 Radbound Univ. Nigmegen The Netherlands
102 2007 Exploration Place Wichita KS, USA
103 2007 Huazhong Univ. of Sc.& tech. Wuhan China
104 2007 Hand Oil Building Dallas TX, USA
105 2007 Casper College Casper WY, USA
106 2007 Auburn Univ. Auburn AL, USA
107 2007 Harker School San Jose CA, USA
108 2008 Tellus Science Ctr. Museum Cartersville GA, USA
109 2008 Woodward Academy College Park GA, USA
110 2008 Univ. of Nebraska @ Kearney Kearney NE, USA
111 2008 Coast Guard Academy New London CT, USA
112 2008 Univ of Colorado Colorado Springs CO, USA
113 2009 Museum of Sc. A& Ind. Chicago IL, USA
114 2009 Modesto J.C West Campus Modesto CA, USA
115 2009 Linn Benton Com. College Albany OR, USA
116 2009 Wheaton College Wheaton IL, USA
117 2009 Texas A&M College Station TX, USA
118 2011 Rock Valley College Rock Valley IL, USA
119 2011 St. Paul's School Concord NH, USA
120 2011 Univ. of South Florida Tampa FL, USA
121 2011 St. Andrew's School Ridgeland MS, USA
122 2011 Forest Lawn Memorial Park Glendale CA, USA
         

 

Academy pendulum kits include:

  • A 235-pound 15” polished brass ball with sculptured end caps.
  • A 1/8” cable to suspend the ball.
  • One magnetic drive system is used to keep the ball swinging continuously. (The magnet is located near the suspension point at the top of the cable.)
  • One support tower and pivot assembly
  • One electronics control package
  • One 10”w x 14”h, educational brass wall plaque mounted on a walnut base. It includes a credit to Jean Foucault for his contribution to science, and a brief explanation of the pendulum.
  • Kit comes packed in wooden crates and weighs approximately 640lbs. total.