The Family Friendly Museum Award 2015: The Winner

The scores are in, the families have spoken, and the time has come to crown a new holder for the title of Most Family Friendly Museum in the UK. Previous winners have included museums such as the wonderful Horniman Museum in South London, the Haselmere Educational Museum in Surrey and everyone’s favourite conjoined museums, the…

On the Origins of Species…

Since it was published in 1859, Darwin’s On the Origins of Species, or, to give the work its full name, On the Origins of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life – my word, those Victorians were fond of a lengthy title!- has proved to…

St Bartholomew’s Museum

It’s not secret that I’m fond of a hidden museum; those fascinating little places, little nooks and crannies hiding all sorts of stories that often get overlooked. I’ve already visited one museum in St Bart’s hospital, the wonderful Pathology Museum which has an interesting little exhibition all about things found in people… but what you might…