In this section, you’ll get a glimpse behind the scenes of the museum—from a day in the life of a volunteer and team building exercises, to the logistics of decanting our galleries or putting on a late event.
In this post, local student Samina Kabki tells us about her experience of volunteering at the museum, and how it helped with her studies and subsequent university application.
Part of the vision for our new Power Hall gallery is bringing the historical engines into the 21st Century. How can we make these feats of engineering from decades ago relevant in our digital world?
Michael Brooks and Rick Edwards, co-hosts of the Science(ish) podcast recently visited the museum to talk to a Lates crowd about the Danny Boyle film Sunshine. Here, Michael explains why they both love the film so much—despite the science!
Resident ‘Curator of Sunshine’, Lewis Pollard, takes us on a journey around The Sun to find out how humans have always tried to show how our Solar System works…
Explainer Team Leader Lauren Hamilton gives us an introduction to Makaton, and tells us more about plans to incorporate it into future learning programmes.
Josh Award winners Frederike Gerstner’s and Ben Nicholson’s road to being part of our October half term programme has been long, but they’re really excited that they’re finally here. Read on to find out more about how they got to where they are now…!
Have you ever wondered what goes in to creating one of our fabulous Explainer shows? Well, wonder no more. Here, Explainer Patrick ‘Patch’ Scales takes us behind the scenes to see what it takes to get a new Science Showdown on stage…