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Science Museum Group

Groupwide Projects

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.

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.

Museums of the modern age
Public engagement, Research

Museums of the new age

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’.

Energy in store
Research

Energy in Store

This project explored opportunities and constraints regarding access, consultation and communication between the Science Museum Group and the volunteer heritage sector.