The Science Museum was founded in 1857 as part of the South Kensington Museum, and gained independence in 1909. Today the Museum is world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries and inspirational exhibitions
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Research is key to interpreting, safeguarding and developing the museum's collections and to understanding our audiences. It underpins all of the Museum's galleries and exhibitions.
The Director of the Science Museum and the Science Museum Group is Ian Blatchford.
The Science Museum Advisory Board advises the Museum Director on the strategic direction of the Museum. Read the biographies of the serving members.
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