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Go behind the scenes of the Science Museum Group.

One month on since the closure of our museums due to the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford reflects on the challenges facing us all and how the Group has adapted to its new (although temporary) virtual reality.

Model of influenza virus built for Professor W G Laver to the structure of the influenza virus (magnified 5 million times) and its rapid mutation of the influenza virus and shown at the Royal Society in June 1994.

Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Ajit Lalvani, who recently recovered from a serious COVID-19 infection and is now undertaking a major pandemic study

Find out how one of our conservators honed her breaking and entering skills to uncover the secrets of a locked book from our Archive.

As the National Railway Museum reveals a sustainable vision for its new Central Hall, Karen Livingstone, the Science Museum Group’s Director of Masterplan and Estate, explains how our plans are shaped by the past, present and – crucially – the future of five museums which together are visited by more than five million people each year.