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Freya Barry

Freya is the Communications Officer for the Science Museum and an editor of the Museum blog. She works on PR projects across the Science Museum and manages the Instagram (@sciencemuseum) account for the Museum.

Today marks 114 years since British aviation pioneer Amy Johnson was born. One of the most famous objects housed in the Flight Gallery at the Science Museum is the de Havilland Gipsy moth Aeroplane ‘Jason I’ flown by pilot Amy Johnson.

On this Day in 1909 the Science Museum officially came into being. In celebration of our birthday we’ve asked staff to share their favourite objects from across the museum

For International Museum Day we spoke to staff from across the Science Museum to find out what makes the Museum so special to them. We asked what their favourite object was and why they chose it.

This Easter holiday we invite you to embrace your inner scientist and explore our thrilling interactive gallery – ‘Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery‘ ‘Wonderlab’ comprises seven zones filled with opportunities for children and adults alike to get hands-on with scientific activities. You can order live experiments at our Chemistry Bar, witness lightning strike, explore forces like gravity and travel through the Solar System. Our talented team of Explainers will be on hand to bring the gallery and the ideas at the […]