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Projects

The Science Museum Group’s work covers many different aspects, from conservation and curation to research and an extensive Learning programme.

Below you can find a selection of our work:

 

TOSCA nuclear fusion device

The Science Museum is a partner in a major collaborative research project known as HoNESt—an acronym for History of Nuclear Energy and Society—that launched on 1 September 2015.

Manual Telephone Exchange Enfield. Tuesday, 4 October 1960.

An initiative that explores how people in the past used instruments, machines and equipment to achieve particular results.

Man in a laboratory, 1949

This project explores the meaning and use of the category ‘applied science’ from its emergence to its fading at the end of the Cold War.

A clear plastic tray containing milk and colourful dyes, with a hand holding a cotton bud. Image has a slight horizontal black gradient.

This project re-engaged Year 7 pupils with science at the transition stage between primary and secondary school.

Students participating in an Outreach School show, "Super Cool" in Cardinal Hinsley School, Harlesden

In this project we worked with schools in disadvantaged areas of London.

A group of students interact with an exhibit in the Energy gallery at the Science Museum
Learning

Energy

This innovative project used film to inspire Year 7 students and educate them about the subject of energy.

Creative canal
Learning

Creative Canal

We worked with the London Canal Museum and Beauchamp Lodge Floating Classroom to deliver a sustained programme of free outreach events.

Visitors in the Launchpad gallery at the Science Museum
Learning

Launchpad

To coincide with the reopening of the Science Museum’s Launchpad gallery, this project delivered science shows at schools across the UK.