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.
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:
As part of our expanding work in and with China, this project explored opportunities to work with our collections in new ways.
For this project the Science Museum searched for people passionate about the technologies of music to collaboratively develop ideas for the museum’s collections.
This research network explored the potential for museums of science and technology to produce new kinds of historical exhibitions and events.
This project explored the history of electronic music through the work of three British studios.
Two family historians tell the human stories behind some of the extraordinary objects in the Science Museum’s collections.
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 explored opportunities and constraints regarding access, consultation and communication between the Science Museum Group and the volunteer heritage sector.
An innovative approach in uncovering how the appeal of music might best be exploited as an exhibition topic .