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Science Museum Projects

Learning, Public engagement

SPID Theatre community collaboration

SPID theatre group worked with our staff to share stories from the Science Museum collection on the theme of climate change.

Participants of We Make London rehearsing at the Lyric
Learning, Public engagement

We Make London

This project connected scientific skills with creative exploration to encourage young people to see science as something for them.

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

Public engagement

Illuminating Objects

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

17th century map of London

This project aims to produce a new account of the roots and development of a scientific culture in 17th- and 18th-century London.

TOSCA nuclear fusion device

The Science Museum is a partner in a major collaborative research project known as HoNESt—an acronym for History of Nuclear Energy and Society—that launched on 1 September 2015.

Manual Telephone Exchange Enfield. Tuesday, 4 October 1960.

An initiative that explores how people in the past used instruments, machines and equipment to achieve particular results.

Man in a laboratory, 1949

This project explores the meaning and use of the category ‘applied science’ from its emergence to its fading at the end of the Cold War.

A clear plastic tray containing milk and colourful dyes, with a hand holding a cotton bud. Image has a slight horizontal black gradient.

This project re-engaged Year 7 pupils with science at the transition stage between primary and secondary school.