The culmination of a project with Google Arts & Culture has seen the digitisation of thousands of objects.
In 1998, the Science Museum delivered an ambitious, ground-breaking touring exhibition that took many of its most important objects to Japan. Treasures of the Science Museum showcased objects that had never left Britain before. Its Project Curator, Nick Wyatt, now the museum’s Keeper of Library and Archives, explores this project, and describes more recent cooperation with Japan.
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.
The Amazon, the world’s biggest tropical rainforest, shows signs of distress. Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on new data that show how this remarkable ecosystem could turn into a savannah.
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.
As Audio Eyes gets a major update, we share the story behind this audio descriptive app for blind and partially sighted visitors
On Tuesday 19 October, the Science Museum welcomed 180 of the world’s top investors in innovation for a Global Investment Summit hosted by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Read on to discover more about our work to make temporary exhibitions more sustainable and reduce our environmental impact.
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.
There is no bigger challenge facing humanity than climate change. Over the summer, hundreds of thousands of people have visited the Science Museum for fun, inspiration and discovery, with many exploring Our Future Planet. This fabulous exhibition highlights the nature-based and technological solutions for taking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, a small but significant part of what we must do globally alongside tackling our reliance on fossil fuels to reduce the impacts of dangerous climate change. Thousands more people […]
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.