Conservator Marisa Kalvins has been busy restoring damaged objects set to go on display in our upcoming Medicine Galleries, including this 18th century shaving bowl. She reveals more about the intricate process and explains why repairs are important to an object’s history.
From iconic galleries like Exploring Space to award-winning newer additions to the museum like Mathematics: The Winton Gallery our galleries make the museum an inspiring place to explore. We also open temporary exhibitions throughout the year covering a range of topics from science and technology to history and photography.
Having visited our exhibition The Last Tsar: Blood and Revolution, Luke Pembroke reflects on what it’s like to live with haemophilia today.
For this year’s winter solstice, English Heritage curator Heather Sebire tells us about how the Sun is celebrated at Stonehenge.
As our exhibition ‘IVF: 6 Million Babies Later’ closes we explore the news that the first genome edited babies have been born.
Lead curator of The Sun: Living With Our Star, Dr Harry Cliff, marks the first perihelion of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – its record-breaking approach to the Sun.
In anticipation of the clocks going backwards we look at how Daylight Saving Time affects our health and well-being.