Meet the staff members that make the Museum so unique and get the insider scoop on upcoming exhibitions, research projects and new objects.
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.
Samson Akichem Lokele is a travelling eye doctor who works for the international charity Sightsavers. He talks about his work treating trachoma in the remote Turkana region of northern Kenya.
Space curator Doug Millard explores the upcoming NASA mission to Mars, and how this will pave the way for future exploration of the red planet.
Historian of medicine Annie Thwaite explores the rich and complex history of amulets and their connection to medicine.
Join Assistant Curator Matthew Howles on a hot air balloon adventure with Mrs Sage, the first English female aeronaut.