One year, five museums

An overview of the past year at each of the Group's five museums - find out what we achieved and how we did it.

The Science Museum

Exterior of the Science Museum

An innovative, busy and cross-cultural programme saw the Science Museum welcome 2.95 million visitors this year - our highest annual total since free entry was introduced in 2001.

Museum of Science and Industry

The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester joined the Group this year. Director Jean Franczyk shares her first impressions.

National Media Museum

New galleries and additions to the collection helped produce a stand-out year at the National Media Museum.

National Railway Museum, York

This year, the National Railway Museum in York, which cares for the largest collection of railway artefacts in the world, boosted its visitor numbers to 732,000 with an exciting programme.

National Railway Museum, Shildon

The National Railway Museum at Shildon broke records last year when it attracted 210,000 visitors and enjoyed its best year since opening in 2004.