Precious and Rare: Islamic Metalwork from The Courtauld - Cultures in Conversation
Immerse yourself in a selection of some of the world’s finest pieces of Islamic metalwork ranging from Iran to Egypt.
From stunning court fashion to intriguing astrolabes, these objects combine forms and decorations from very different places. Each one tells us a story which always starts and ends in a different place.
Women and Science: Inspiring the next generation of scientists
A two-part display that looks at women and science, which will showcase the work of scientists, both past and present, who have made significant contributions to the realms of astronomy and astrophysics.
Over the last year the Young Producers voluntary group at the History of Science Museum has been working with the collection of scientific instruments from the Islamic World display in the top gallery.