Our world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical achievements from across the globe. Come behind the scenes as we explore new object acquisitions and meet the conservation team.
After a hugely successful tour of the UK alongside the Soyuz TMA-19M, Tim Peake’s Sokol spacesuit is set to land at the National Space Centre in Leicester next summer.
On the centenary of the end of the Great War, photographer Judit Gyula uncovers a remarkable gramophone from the Western Front.
As the largest space event on Earth launches today, we’re diving into our galleries and collections to discover the objects and activities that tell the story of international space exploration.
To celebrate the opening of our free dance and science festival Antarctica Live, we look at five objects from our collection that helped humanity study and understand the icy continent.