This weekend we celebrate the Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Westminster Abbey. Inspired by this historic event, we’ve delved into the collection and highlighted what you can see and do this weekend in our museums.
British Science Week is always a highlight of the year for our colleagues and our young visitors – this year has been no exception with a wide range of activities happening all across the Science Museum Group. British Science Week is a 10-day celebration of science, engineering, technology and maths. Taking place from Friday 10 – Sunday 19 March 2023, this year’s theme is Connections.
Go behind the scenes and discover more about our work to record Stephen Hawking’s office.
Sir David Attenborough has been on television for seven decades. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to the world’s most respected wildlife broadcaster about the huge changes he has witnessed since he started out with the BBC, and what to expect next.
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 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.
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.
Sir Ian Blatchford reflects on the achievements of former Science Museum Director Dame Margaret Weston, who sadly died in January 2021.
Geoff Belknap, Head Curator at the National Science and Media Museum, reflects on how we collect photography.
As we publish our new Access Framework, Director of Learning Susan Raikes shares how this document will guide our work on accessibility and ensure that it continues with energy and urgency.
Sir Ian Blatchford, Director and Chief Executive of the Science Museum Group provides an update on the temporary closure of our five museums.
Explore our work behind the scenes to study and review the incredible items we care for.