Inspired by LGBTQ+ history month, Assistant Curators Laura Büllesbach and Rebecca Mellor explore four objects in our collection which can help tell stories of LGBTQ+ communities, experiences and identities.
In celebration of the 7th annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February, we look to some of our corporate supporters and STEM Circle members who are committed to making STEM education and careers for women and girls accessible, relatable and inspiring.
As Audio Eyes gets a major update, we share the story behind this audio descriptive app for blind and partially sighted visitors
To mark Black History Month we’re exploring the story behind one of our most iconic objects on display, the Model T-Ford, and the relationship of this ground-breaking automobile with the Black British community in East London in the 1950s and 1960s.
Today (Tuesday 21 September) is World Alzheimer’s Day. To mark the day, we asked colleagues at the Science Museum and National Railway Museum to share more about our commitment to being Dementia Friendly.
To mark Changing Places Awareness Day, and the opening of three new Changing Places facilities at our museums, Head of Access & Equity Fiona Slater explores the importance and impact of toilet activism.
As part of our Open for All blog series, Science Museum Research Fellow Shelley Saggar discusses how the Science Museum Group is researching culturally sensitive items in the collection to help better understand their significance and ensure all objects are cared for respectfully.
As the National Science and Media Museum unveils a new display, Interpretation Developer Charlotte Howard, explores the story of Bradford’s multicultural origins and how one photographic studio captured the moment.
American inventor Mary Kenner spent her life inventing objects that made everyday tasks easier for people. To mark her birthday, Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores her life and work, including the invention of the sanitary belt, which played an important but overlooked role in the development of menstrual products.
On Thursday 25 March, for the second event in the Open Talk series, the Science Museum Group was joined by an expert panel to explore issues around discriminatory technology and how we can create technology that truly works for everyone.
As part of our Open for All series, Marketing Officer Lorna Hutchman explores the advances in accessibility that are creating a more inclusive gaming industry.
Executive Lead for Collections Services and Science and Industry Museum Director Sally MacDonald reflects on how our value of being open for all is reflected in our approach to collecting and curation.