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.
A number of guest authors, from scientists to artists, contribute to our blog, taking you behind the scenes, exploring the incredible objects in our collection, our award-winning exhibitions and the scientific achievements making headlines today.
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.
This week marked the 1000th edition of Radio 4’s In Our Time.
As the world renews its fascination with exploring the Moon, India achieves what no other nation has done before: successfully landing on the lunar south pole.
Coming into the Science Museum? There are a lot of things to discover on your way in! All free and within walking distance from the museum, they are a great way to explore South Kensington on foot.
Projectionist Thomas Smith takes a behind-the-scenes look at the installation of Oppenheimer by Christopher Nolan, the longest IMAX 70mm film ever produced, as we get ready for its screenings at the Science Museum.
Discover how London grew from a lively capital city to a global hub for trade, commerce, and scientific enquiry between 1550 and 1800 in Science City 1550-1800: The Linbury Gallery, located on Level 2 and open daily, from 10.00 to 18.00.
On Friday 23 June the Science Museum opened a free, first-of-its-kind gallery dedicated to world-changing engineering innovations and the fascinating range of people behind them.
Collaborative Doctoral Partnership student Anaïs Walsdorf explores the life and work of Margaret Bourke-White, a pioneering photographer whose work offered social and political commentary while advocating for human rights across the world.