World-beating collections

The Science Museum Group cares for the best collections in the world - our unique scientific firsts are the backbone of our exhibitions.

A right regal new railway terminus

A dream is being realised at the National Railway Museum this year – to recreate a bustling mainline railway terminus, filled with royal carriages from the age of steam.

Watt's spellbinding workshop

Last year’s opening of James Watt and Our World saw the Victorian engineer’s preserved workshop painstakingly reassembled in the Science Museum’s Energy Hall among his early engines.