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"Can I help you" staff badge for business partners with a sunflower and the Hidden Disabilities logo

During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have noticed people wearing a sunflower symbol on a green background on lanyards, badges, or face coverings. Curator Selina Hurley explains why we have added these sunflower symbols to our collection.

We’ve been thinking about sensory access across our sites. The Science Museum Group contains a number of large, often busy galleries with exhibits and interactives to stimulate all the senses, but what are the implications of these for visitors and colleagues with Sensory Access requirements?

This year marks the centenary of the 1922 Everest expedition and Science Museum Keeper of Medicine, Natasha McEnroe, explores the kit used on the expedition, the innovations in techology the trek inspired and the lesser-known story of the people in Tibet who were a key part of this landmark attempt, as part of our Open for All blog series.

The Collection Unpacking team celebrate unpacking the 100,000th object in its new home.

Go behind the scenes with Collection Unpacking Assistants Esme & Holly as they celebrate unpacking 100,000 items from the Science Museum Group Collection in their new home.