Two family historians tell the human stories behind some of the extraordinary objects in the Science Museum’s collections.
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 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.
This project explored opportunities and constraints regarding access, consultation and communication between the Science Museum Group and the volunteer heritage sector.
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.
An initiative that explores how people in the past used instruments, machines and equipment to achieve particular results.
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.
The Science Museum Group is a partner in a consortium to develop and test new audience experiences using cutting edge mixed reality technology.
The Science Museum Group is collecting material telling the story of the UN’s International Year of the Periodic Table in 2019.
This project re-engaged Year 7 pupils with science at the transition stage between primary and secondary school.