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Science Museum Group

Current Projects

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.

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

Painting of a crocodile
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.