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.
David Rooney, Transport Curator, shares an anecdote about some recent filming in Wroughton.
David Rooney takes a closer look at Sierra Susie – one of our crash test dummies.
Transport Curator, David Rooney explores the history of self-guided cars.
David Rooney takes a closer look at the Science Museum collection of road safety paraphernalia.
David Rooney, Transport Curator, explores an unexpected connection between Malcolm Campbell and William Willett.
David Rooney, Transport Curator, explores the possibility of biofuels for jets.
Transport Curator David Rooney celebrates the anniversary of the first-ever hovercraft.
Transport Curator David Rooney discusses Greenbird – the fastest wind-powered vehicle on Earth.
Transport Curator David Rooney considers the concept of slowing down and how this doesn’t equate to wasting time.
Transport Curator David Rooney discusses the centenary of Louis Blériot’s historic flight across the Channel.