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Researchers

Find out everything you need to know about visiting the collection and conducting research at the National Science and Media Museum.

Everyone is welcome to make an appointment to visit Insight: Collections and Research Centre, where you can inspect objects from our collection and make use of our comprehensive research library.

On these pages you can also discover the research work we do, browse our directory for helpful information, and find out about donating an object to the museum.

Written by museum staff, researchers and volunteers, our blog is packed with hidden treasures and behind-the-scenes stories.

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The Science Museum Group Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published twice yearly. It presents papers about science, its history, material culture, communication and presentation in museums.

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Part of the Science Museum Group