American inventor Mary Kenner spent her life inventing objects that made everyday tasks easier for people. To mark her birthday, Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores her life and work, including the invention of the sanitary belt, which played an important but overlooked role in the development of menstrual products.
Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven looks at sustainable period products recently added to the collection.
Assistant Curator Miriam Dafydd looks back at some of the objects used to support parents in feeding babies over the centuries.
Explore objects from the Science Museum Group Collection never seen online before thanks to a new digitisation tool.
With Christmas approaching, Harriet Jackson explores some of the stories behind the toys in the Science Museum Group Collection.
Geoff Belknap, Head Curator at the National Science and Media Museum, reflects on how we collect photography.
Go behind the scenes as we study and photograph the Monotype Collection.
Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores medicine in the age of the Aztec Empire, from ceremonial birth to death on the sacrificial stage.
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.