The Royal Red Cross Medal, awarded to Elizabeth Batten, is one of the last objects leaving Blythe House for its new home at the National Collections Centre, part of the Science and Innovation Park in Wiltshire.
Each spring crowds of thousands gather on the banks of the river Thames in west London for The Boat Race, a rowing competition between crews from Cambridge and Oxford universities. Ahead of this year’s race, we reveal the story behind one winning boat.
This National Road Safety Week (14 – 20 November 2022) William Sims, Associate Curator at the National Collections Centre, explores the origins of the Transport Road and Research Laboratory and the work they carry out to make our roads safe.
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.
In early 2020, we commissioned artist Bedwyr Williams to create an artistic response to the Science Museum Group Collection and its new home at the National Collections Centre (NCC) in Wiltshire, which will open to the public in 2024.
At the National Collections Centre, our dedicated Logistics team specialise in moving objects, working closely with the Conservation & Collections Care colleagues. As we prepare to move some of our largest objects into their new home, conservator Kirsten Strachan reflects on what it takes to carefully move these important items.
Go behind the scenes with the Collection Review team as they study a group of cameras in the collection.
To mark National Tree Week, colleagues from across the Science Museum Group gathered at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire to help plant 1,000 trees.
Go behind the scenes with the unpacking team as they welcome the collection to its new home.
The first of 300,000 historic items from the Science Museum Group Collection have arrived in their new home, an innovative collection management facility at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire.
Sir Ian Blatchford reflects on the achievements of former Science Museum Director Dame Margaret Weston, who sadly died in January 2021.
Deputy Director of the Science Museum Dr Julia Knights explores how we’re enhancing our biodiversity, a key part of our building back sustainably mantra at the Science Museum Group.