In the Museum that inspired Lyra's alethiometer ...
Just like Lyra with her alethiometer, we search for answers to life's questions in our moving universe. Journey to our Basement and step into the world of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials. Discover iconic costumes and devices from the BBC series, explore intriguing dials that inspired Philip Pullman to create Lyra's alethiometer, and send your questions out to the cosmos.
Online stories: Between Earth & Air - The Marconi Collection
Between Earth & Air by artist Hermeet Gill tells hidden stories behind ten iconic objects from the Marconi Collection, framed by wave images visualising the development of radio from Marconi to the present day.
Join our experts as they put a selection of our working scientific instruments through their paces. It's rare we have a chance to handle these objects, so we hope you enjoy seeing them come to life as much as we did.