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Projects

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:

 

Main entrance to the National Science and Media Museum, Bradford

Part of the reinvention of the National Science and Media Museum, aiming to create a new role for the museum in Bradford.

Robots exhibition

How we used our understanding of science capital to engage young audiences with the galleries at the Science and Industry Museum.

Large metal scultpure of a bee
Learning, Research

Bee in the City Garden

This project saw a a bee-themed garden created at the Science and Industry Museum to host a large bee sculpture as part of the Bee in the City project.

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.

Egg slicer used with contact microphone for musical purposes by electro-acoustic musician Hugh Davies (1943-2005).

For this project the Science Museum searched for people passionate about the technologies of music to collaboratively develop ideas for the museum’s collections.

Phostem network workshops

This research network explored the potential for museums of science and technology to produce new kinds of historical exhibitions and events.

Oramics machine

This project explored the history of electronic music through the work of three British studios.

Family history films

Two family historians tell the human stories behind some of the extraordinary objects in the Science Museum’s collections.

BBC Television broadcast for 'Science on Show', from the Childrens' Gallery of the Science Museum, 9 January 1959

This project was an intermedial study of the public culture of science (1950-1970), comparing museum exhibitions and television programmes on similar themes.