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.
Will Stanley is the Collection Communication Manager for the Science Museum Group. His job is finding and sharing interesting stories from the vast Science Museum Group Collection.
In a once-in-a-lifetime acquisition for the nation, the remarkable contents of Professor Stephen Hawking’s office – including his personal reference library, innovative wheelchairs and communications equipment, medals, memorabilia and even the office furniture – will join the Science Museum Group Collection.
Explore objects from the Science Museum Group Collection never seen online before thanks to a new digitisation tool.
Challenge your friends and family with these ready-made quiz questions.
In the midst of our ambitious project to study, digitise and re-home more than 300,000 objects, we look back on the team’s achievements in 2019.
Behind the scenes with the packing team who are busy preparing the collection for its big move.
Hear more from the volunteers in the inventory team who are busy cataloguing the collection.
Go behind the scenes with Collections Conservator Jess Routleff-Jones as she explains the tricky business of tidying up a mercury spill.
Inspired by the designs of the Festival Pattern Group, illustrator Jen Haugan created a series of new illustrations.
Go behind the scenes with the team unraveling mysteries in the collection.