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.
Before antibiotics, treating bacterial infections could be nasty and dangerous. Here are 7 eye-watering ways our ancestors tried to battle the bugs.
Freya Barry explores an upcoming comp where you can claim a free tote bag and compete for fabulous prizes
As part of our Illuminating India season we take a look at the prosthetic that revolutionised medical care in India.