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Science Museum Group

Current Projects

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.

Manual Telephone Exchange Enfield. Tuesday, 4 October 1960.

An initiative that explores how people in the past used instruments, machines and equipment to achieve particular results.

Man in a laboratory, 1949

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.

Computer-generated biplane
Digital

Digital Lab

The Science Museum Group Digital Lab explores how museums can fulfil their missions in the digital age.

Photograph of aftermath of a rail crash, early 20th century

This project is making it easier to find out about railway worker accidents in Britain and Ireland in the early 20th century.

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.