If you would like to delve deeper into what's in our collections, find out how we look after them and learn about what our museum experts do behind the scenes, you'll find lots of fascinating and useful information in this section.

Explore below whether you are an enthusiast just interested to know more, a teacher searching for classroom learning resources, a researcher trying to access collections items for study or even a budding astrophotographer looking to be inspired by amazing photos of the universe. 
If that’s not enough, some of history’s greatest stories, global exploration’s most extraordinary accounts and science and astronomy’s most important discoveries are unravelled and explored here. 

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Explore our world-class collections and expertise in time and space, ships and the sea

See incredible photographs of the universe, explore the collections and meet our museum experts