When you walk up Exhibition Road towards Hyde Park, passing by the shrapnel pocked façade of the Victoria and Albert Museum, to the west you will see a small road that appears to end in an ornate gate – this is Museum Lane.
Conservation Assistant Beth Potts explores how an important part of conservation involves staring down a microscope at insects and other bugs.
Newly suspended from the ceiling of the Making the Modern World gallery in the Science Museum is Spirit of Innovation, the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft. Former Assistant Curator Laura Büllesbach reveals insights into its ground-breaking design, the technological boundaries it pushes and what the aircraft might mean for the future of sustainable aviation.
Former Assistant Curator Katie Crowson explores the science behind Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which some consider the first science fiction story.
Follow this self-led trail to discover fascinating objects in the Science Museum and the stories behind them as we celebrate Black History Month.
To mark the upcoming opening of our new exhibition Turn It Up: The power of music on 19 October, we asked people to submit the songs that make them smile for World Smile Day on 6 October.
Tim Boon reflects on the work of Frank Sherwood Taylor, Director of the Science Museum in the 1950s.