Meet the staff members that make the Museum so unique and get the insider scoop on upcoming exhibitions, research projects and new objects.
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.
Curator Liz Bruton reveals the true stories behind the Victorian technologies of bicycles, steam trains, and cipher wheels depicted in the 2020 Netflix film Enola Holmes.
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.
Follow this route to discover some of the biggest objects, ideas and stories in the Science Museum.
Explore our relationship with the telephone through new artworks inspired by our collection and created during lockdown.
From intriguing artworks to thought-provoking objects, explore the intertwined relationship between art and science in our unexpected art trail and experience the Science Museum through a creative lens.