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July 2016

The Science Museum’s new IMAX film ‘Under the Sea 3D’ covered impressive amounts of in-depth scientific content in just 45 minutes. It was suitable for adults and children, balancing facts with fun. The humour and light-hearted moments were interspersed with information on more serious issues, giving everyone some food for thought upon leaving the theatre.   The film features fascinating (and often bizarre) creatures from the world’s oceans. Narrated by Jim Carrey, this film brings you closer to the oft-ignored […]

By Ian Blatchford, Director of the Science Museum Group. I have recently received feedback from a campaign group about the welcome reception for this year’s Farnborough International Airshow taking place at the Science Museum. Given the strong views some people have about this booking, I wanted to provide some context about the museum’s commercial activities. As Director, I have a responsibility to balance financial sustainability, during a period when Government funding has been reduced, with achieving our goal to be […]