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.
Photographer Kevin Percival discusses his work for Science City 1550– 1800: The Linbury Gallery.
Top Secret volunteer Sheila Mair explores the evolution of scrambler phones used during the Second World War.
To mark 359 years since London’s first scientific society was founded, Assistant Curator Matthew Howles invites you on a highlights tour of the city’s scientific history.
Newly released MI5 files reveal for the first time that the Portland Spy Ring, one of the Soviet Union’s most successful spy rings in the UK, could have been caught four years earlier if the Admiralty had listened to the ex-wife of one of spy ring’s members.
Curator Alexandra Rose introduces our newest permanent gallery Science City: The Linbury Gallery and explores how science shaped London, and London shaped science.
On Colour Blind Awareness Day Cleo Hanaway-Oakley, University of Bristol lecturer and Science Museum Research Fellow explores the literary and cultural history of colour vision deficiency.