Margot James, the minister for digital and the creative industries, tries a VR headset

NHM and Science Museum in £5.7m mixed-reality project

Visitor experience to mix real and virtual environments for two exhibitions in 2020

People’s History Museum appoints playwright in residence

Labour party archives used for play on infamous Bermondsey by-election

A co-design workshop with the V&A's children's forum. Photo: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Children provide brief for V&A Museum of Childhood architects

Ongoing “co-design” exercise takes direction from local schools, families and teachers

Robocase promises to bring fragile objects up close

Mechanised arm allows safe, close-quarters viewing of a variety of delicate objects

Family passes to Royal Cornwall Museum included in foodbank parcels

Collaboration between museum and foodbank sees 90% of tickets redeemed
Conservator working on a crash test dummy from the Science Museum Group Collection © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Preserving plastic in museum collections

Science Museum conservator says deterioration is becoming an issue

Postal Museum boosts ratio of advance online sales to 80%

Online ticketing sets museum on course to exceed visitor target

Natural History Museum builds theatre to host Darwin play

Play draws on museum's scientific and historical expertise

National biobank will connect researchers with zoological collections

Museums to play a central role in UK’s first national biobank

National biobank will connect researchers with zoological collections

Museums to play a central role in UK’s first national biobank

Seven Stories launches “touch and feel” early years exhibition

Visitors encouraged to touch, smell and interact with displays

Islington Museum to explore memories of Holloway Prison

HLF-funded project will include training former prisoners in transferable skills

Kids in Museums launches wheelchair resource

Guide shares practical access advice

Hepworth Wakefield revives 1940s School Prints scheme

Project encourages creativity using work by six leading British artists

National Gallery sells early-bird exhibition tickets

Move is part of a wider variable pricing experiment

Entirely virtual reality museum launched

Sophisticated technology allows 3D museum experience in fine detail