Meet the staff members that make the Museum so unique and get the insider scoop on upcoming exhibitions, research projects and new objects.
Curators Katy Barrett and Sarah Bond explore the connections between Jenny Holzer’s For Science and Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries for which it was commissioned.
Science Museum volunteer Dr. Robin Hiley explores the story of Marguerite Perey, the chemist who discovered the element Francium and was the first woman to be elected to the prestigious French Académie des Sciences.
To celebrate World Antarctica Day, we spoke to Producer of BBC Earth’s Antarctica 3D, Jonny Keeling, about what it was like to film in the coldest, driest, windiest place on Earth for the giant screen.
From galaxy to grotto, ecology to elves, molecules to mistletoe, our online shop is packed full of out-of-this-world gifts to help spread Christmas cheer.
Flushing toilets are a staple of our modern lives, but what we now take for granted is still a relatively new technological innovation. Assistant Curator Kerry Grist explores their fascinating history.
Today we installed a sculpture called Habitation in the museum. Jack Monaghan explains more in this blog post.
Curator Doug Millard celebrates the life of Mae C. Jemison, engineer and former NASA astronaut who was the first black woman to travel into space.
We are delighted to announce that we have won Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020!
Science Director Roger Highfield describes an event with the distinguished chemist Sir John Meurig Thomas to celebrate the UK’s pioneering role in using X-rays to understand the molecular machinery of living things.
Follow this tour to discover the objects telling some of the greatest stories in chemistry.
When we think of NASA Scientists today, we visualise a diverse and inclusive workforce, but this was not always the case. The unsung heroes of early NASA were often those who not only broke gender, but racial stereotypes too.
Ignite your curiosity by following this route to discover objects and stories both familiar and unexpected.