This month a major Science Museum Group collection milestone has been reached: more than 150,000 objects now have an image attached in our online collection. Up from 5% in 2018, over a third of all objects in the collection are now visible online in a dramatic increase in accessibility.
Assistant Curator Katie McNab explores the many selfies in the Science Museum Group Collection which predate the very term ‘selfie’, and how the act of taking a ‘selfie’ is an important part of self-expression and is ultimately a social activity.
Go behind the scenes with the Collection Review team as they study a group of cameras in the collection.
Explore objects from the Science Museum Group Collection never seen online before thanks to a new digitisation tool.
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.
Curator of Art Collections Dr. Katy Barrett explores how working with artists in response to themes and objects in our collection can help to illuminate the role of science in our lives and identities. This post is part of our Open for All series.
Go behind the scenes with our photography team as they capture a rare Toyota Prius.
Over 50,000 images are now in our online collection, to celebrate we went behind the scenes with our photography team.