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.
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.
Ninety nine years after the end of the First World War, curator Stewart Emmens looks at medical care both near the battlefield and at home.
Before they go on display, our objects undergo thorough checks and sometimes require repairs. HLF Conservation Intern, Matt Walker, talks us through the process of repairing one such object.