In the Museum that inspired Lyra's alethiometer ...
Just like Lyra with her alethiometer, we search for answers to life's questions in our moving universe. Journey to our Basement and step into the world of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials. Discover iconic costumes and devices from the BBC series, explore intriguing dials that inspired Philip Pullman to create Lyra's alethiometer, and send your questions out to the cosmos.
Online: Between Earth & Air: The Marconi Collection
Between Earth & Air by artist Hermeet Gill tells hidden stories about ten iconic objects from the Marconi Collection, framed by wave images visualising the development of radio from Marconi to the present day.
During 2019, the Young Producers voluntary group at the History of Science Museum worked with the collection of scientific instruments from the Islamic World to create a new display themed around prayer.