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.
On the centenary of the end of the Great War, photographer Judit Gyula uncovers a remarkable gramophone from the Western Front.
As the largest space event on Earth launches today, we’re diving into our galleries and collections to discover the objects and activities that tell the story of international space exploration.
To celebrate the opening of our free dance and science festival Antarctica Live, we look at five objects from our collection that helped humanity study and understand the icy continent.