Watch a series of short films that bring to life a selection of working scientific instruments from the Museum's collection. All are on permanent display but for conservation reasons would not normally be handled or demonstrated in public. The films include demonstration, explanation, and some historical background.
Browse our selection of archived Museum lectures.
Download our free mobile app, Pocket Curator, for more information to supplement your visit.
An online version of a temporary exhibition of objects from the Museum’s collection of Islamic instruments.
The 'Science and Islam' resource is intended to support teaching and learning about the development of science in Islam for use at Key Stage 3 or above in secondary schools.
The Renaissance Globes Project includes resources for exploring globes in the collection, downloadable and video resources for making your own model globe, and other ideas and information.
Want to see more about the Museum's taught sessions for secondary schools?