Museum blog

Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Caird Library and the Queen's House.

4 November 2015

The Great Plague was one of the worst disasters in London’s history. Samuel Pepys’s diaries provide a fascinating insight into how Londoner’s dealt with this tragedy.

8 October 2015
Accounts of the Battle of Trafalgar often focus on the death of Nelson and the actions of his officers. One series of letters in our archives offer a very different view. ...