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Science Museum: Welcome to the home of human ingenuity

Welcome to the home of human ingenuity. We curate a world-renowned collection and organise exhibitions, events and IMAX films for 3 million visitors each year.


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About 6 weeks ago To celebrate International Women's Day, here's Prof Dorothy Hodgkin. She won the 1964 Nobel Prize in chemistry for working out the atomic structure of penicillin, vitamin B-12 and insulin
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About 6 weeks ago To celebrate World Book Day, our Science & Society Picture Library picked this great image by John Drysdale of a little girl and her friend enjoying a read http://ow.ly/ujqnB
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About 10 weeks ago Congrats to Emily and Daniel who got engaged in the Museum yesterday. They had their first date here too
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About 9 weeks ago Happy Birthday to Charles Robert Darwin, born on this day in 1809 http://ow.ly/hDxQn

"There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved."

Image credit: Science Museum / SSPL



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About 11 weeks ago Did you know Concorde took its first commercial flights 38 years ago this month on the 21st January 1976? Image credit: Manchester Daily Express/Science Museum/SSPL
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About 13 weeks ago Happy Birthday to the British Museum, which opened to the public 255 years ago today. Here's a fantastic 1890s photo of the museum from our collection http://ow.ly/sBgj7
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About 3 weeks ago A hundred years ago today, the first successful non-direct blood transfusion was performed in Brussels by Albert Hustin. This portable blood transfusion apparatus from our collections was designed by Geoffrey Keynes and helped saved many lives during WWI and WWII
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About 5 weeks ago Happy 25th Birthday to the World Wide Web http://ow.ly/uuZwe To celebrate you can see the NeXT computer on which Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web here from today #web25
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About 3 weeks ago Two hundred years after its first recorded journey, we're celebrating Puffing Billy, the world’s oldest surviving steam railway locomotive. You can still see Puffing Billy today in our Making the Modern World gallery
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About 5 weeks ago The first human ever to journey into space, Yuri Gagarin, was born on this day in 1934. Here's a poster from our picture library marking this epic achievement