The first of 300,000 historic items from the Science Museum Group Collection have arrived in their new home, an innovative collection management facility at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire.
Go behind the scenes as we study and photograph the Monotype Collection.
Deputy Director of the Science Museum Dr Julia Knights explores how we’re enhancing our biodiversity, a key part of our building back sustainably mantra at the Science Museum Group.
Explore our work behind the scenes to study and review the incredible items we care for.
Associate Archivist Jack Garside reveals a few recently uncovered gems from the archives.
Matt Moore, Head of the National Collections Centre, reflects on the history and future for the Science Museum Group’s largest site.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, outlines the science of lockdowns and how to end the pandemic.
One month on since the closure of our museums due to the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford reflects on the challenges facing us all and how the Group has adapted to its new (although temporary) virtual reality.
Find out how one of our conservators honed her breaking and entering skills to uncover the secrets of a locked book from our Archive.
As the National Railway Museum reveals a sustainable vision for its new Central Hall, Karen Livingstone, the Science Museum Group’s Director of Masterplan and Estate, explains how our plans are shaped by the past, present and – crucially – the future of five museums which together are visited by more than five million people each year.