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At the Museum

Meet the staff members that make the Museum so unique and get the insider scoop on upcoming exhibitions, research projects and new objects.

Stathams Chemical Magic chemistry set by Stathams Laboratories London with instructions and cardboard case. Front 3/4 view of whole object (closed) against graduated grey background.

Hazardous chemicals and potential explosions were all once part of the joy of owning a home chemistry set. Associate Curator, Rupert Cole, explores the history of the ever-popular children’s toy.

Dr Lily FitzGibbon from the Motivation Science Lab, University of Reading, investigates how we can understand curiosity, as part of a Live Science residency at the Science Museum.

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