On its 20-month tour of the UK, over 1.3 million people visited the Soyuz spacecraft which brought Tim Peake safely back to Earth.
The Science Museum Group’s work covers many different aspects, from conservation and curation to research and an extensive Learning programme.
Below you can find a selection of our work:
This multidisciplinary series of workshops will explore our understanding of space exploration in a cultural context.
Find out about this series of precious objects on loan from The Courtauld Gallery, and their scientific and technological histories.
Stimulated by the Science Museum Group’s collections of cinema technology, Jean-Philippe Calvin, created a new soundtrack for the1927 silent film ‘Museums of the New Age’.
For this project the Science Museum searched for people passionate about the technologies of music to collaboratively develop ideas for the museum’s collections.
This research network explored the potential for museums of science and technology to produce new kinds of historical exhibitions and events.
This project explored the history of electronic music through the work of three British studios.
Two family historians tell the human stories behind some of the extraordinary objects in the Science Museum’s collections.
This project was an intermedial study of the public culture of science (1950-1970), comparing museum exhibitions and television programmes on similar themes.
This project aims to produce a new account of the roots and development of a scientific culture in 17th- and 18th-century London.