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Help us inspire futures

Through the exhibition programmes at our five sites we aim to deliver the Science Museum Group’s mission to ignite curiosity, share authentic stories, be open for all, reveal wonder and think big. We want our exhibitions to reflect the distinctive remit and character of our individual museums and speak to our visitors.

We welcome exhibition proposals that will support the Group’s aims and values, celebrating science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine and their impact on our lives, now and in the future.


Submitting a proposal

Please fill in the exhibition proposal form below. You can also include a PDF or Word document containing images to support your proposal, but please limit this to two pages.

All proposals will be acknowledged and considered by our internal panel. We will contact you if further information is required and with the outcome of our consideration. Please note it may take up to six months for a decision.

Exhibition proposal form

Your details

About your proposal

Is your exhibition site-specific? Please tick relevant site(s):

LocomotionNational Railway MuseumNational Science and Media MuseumScience and Industry MuseumScience MuseumAll

In no more than 50 words:

1. Please summarise your idea or proposal

In no more than 500 words:

1. Explain why this museum and why now (or proposed dates).

2. Explain how the subject will engage, inspire and educate our audience

3. Expand on your idea, highlighting key stories and objects you might include or any partners you would recommend working with.

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