On Tuesday 26 September 2017, we took delivery of a very special object: Tim Peake’s Soyuz descent module had landed at the National Science and Media Museum.
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of the museum, see hidden treasures from our amazing collection and hear the inside story from our curators, archivists and special guests.
Sound artists Vicky Clarke and David Birchall, aka Noise Orchestra, take you behind the scenes of the Bradford-inspired installation they created for Supersenses.
As well as books and journals, our library is home to self-published zines covering community broadcasting and pirate radio.
Photographer Keeley Bentley writes about her experience researching in our archives, and the links she found between our collection and Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.
Large format Polaroid photographs—some more than 2m high and 1m wide—were made in an instant but offer a challenge when it comes to long-term preservation.
Touring Exhibitions Coordinator Sarah Hanson follows Only in England as the exhibition tours to the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury.
Dame Mary Archer, Chairman of our Board of Trustees, writes about what’s next for the museum.
Behind the scenes of artists-in-residence Martha Jurksaitis and Christian Hardy’s research trip to Iceland.