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Science Museum Group

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:

 

Investigating the conceptualisation of the telephone in literature from 1876 to the present day, this project contributes to cross-disciplinary debates regarding technology, language and culture.

A multi-partner international initiative, bringing together cultural organisations, policy makers, academics, professional bodies, support agencies, and communities of practice, to build digitally confident museums.

Collection management

Collecting COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Science Museum Group’s curators are researching stories and identifying objects to collect on the nation’s behalf.

The co-creation of historical research and co-development of visitor experience in China and the UK.

Soyuz capsule
Public engagement

Tim Peake’s Spacecraft Tour

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.

Painting of a crocodile
Public engagement

Illuminating Objects

Find out about this series of precious objects on loan from The Courtauld Gallery, and their scientific and technological histories.