From a Saturn V rocket to James Bond gadgets and the napkin outlining FDR’s plan to win World War II, Jay Walker has put together a riveting space dedicated to the power of human imagination. The range of artifacts located in the 52-year-old’s Connecticut home, the library part of which is open to whoever is curious to visit, covers over 5000 years of civilization and were the source for the backdrop items at the TED conferences.

coolest library

Photos: Andrew Moore

Here is the original video at TEDtalks