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Help with your enquiries
We do not answer general questions on the history of science, technology and medicine, but we have these resources to help you.
- explore 230,000 objects from the collections of the Science Museum, the National Media Museum and the National Railway Museum.
is useful to answer specific questions about objects or subjects. Simply enter a keyword into the SEARCH box or BROWSE the site.
Making the Modern World online
focuses on the history of technology since 1750. It is useful for subject enquiries.
and see if any of the stories relate to your enquiry.
Science Museum Library
Contact the library to arrange a visit to pursue your research in person.
Science and Society Picture Library
SSPL represents over a million images from the Science Museum, the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television and the National Railway Museum.
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