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.
While our curators identify items to collect to represent our experience of COVID-19, here are ten remarkable items from past pandemics.
Challenge your friends and family with these ready-made quiz questions.
Read on to discover a few ways you can ignite your curiosity wherever you are.
In the midst of our ambitious project to study, digitise and re-home more than 300,000 objects, we look back on the team’s achievements in 2019.
Over the last 250 years our way of life and Earth’s climate have changed dramatically. Read on as we explore some of these changes through objects in the Science Museum Group Collection.
This month marks 200 years since explorers first sighted Antarctica. These objects from the Science Museum Group Collection explore our complicated relationship with Antarctica since then.
Hear more from the volunteers in the inventory team who are busy cataloguing the collection.