In line with Queen Elizabeth’s platinum jubilee, three of our placement students from Macquarie University, Sydney, have looked into British royal tours in Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries. Here are some of the fascinating stories they unearthed.
Debs, from exhibit developer Stand + Stare, shares progress on development of our conductive wall exhibit including a recent visit to the museum.
Alex and Tania share a few highlights of our first set of archived corporate records.
Conservation intern Shoun Obana explains the delicate process of handling an old document.
Dr Ashley Fisher from York Archaeological Trust describes York’s rich history and the archaeological survey happening at the museum.
James tells us about the Locomotion Youth Team and his DofE success.
Gareth explores the work of Ada Lovelace for International Day of Women in Science.
Law shines a light on prototyping at NRM; an exciting stage of the Wonderlab project that allows visitors to test first iterations of interactive exhibits.
Chris explores how railways were used to transport the bodies of the departed.
Chris delves into the stranger subjects of our drawing collection to celebrate the launch of his new book.
Rose introduces Wonderlab, a spectacular gallery that will be part of our Vision 2025 overhaul.