History games, videos, crafty makes and incredible objects from museums and galleries
This region of the world has always been a melting pot of beliefs, cultures and artistic traditions.
World-shaping, record-breaking, life-changing. The Liverpool and Manchester Railway was the world’s first intercity line that started a transport revolution.
Highlights include Tang dynasty tomb models, an exquisite Song dynasty Dingware wedding bowl, a shufu cup and Qing dynasty monochromes.
The Korean collections are among the smallest in the museum but they are also hugely varied.
This gallery has been created in direct response to visitor interest in contemporary Japanese art and culture.
This gallery has been designed to introduce younger visitors to Ancient Egypt.
Laid out thematically, the gallery covers topics such as family and home, scholars, agriculture, festivals and arts and crafts.
Take a journey through the history of photography. Step into a 19th century portrait studio, see hundreds of incredible objects from our collection, and watch the world’s first moving colour film.
Explore the legendary attic workshop of engineer James Watt, preserved as it was when he died in 1819.
On Thursday 4 December we will be re-opening to the public the Claude Grahame-White Factory with a new permanent exhibition - The First World War in the Air
Permanent Gallery exploring the Himalayas, India and South East Asia.
Explore the seven seas.
The first major exhibition to explore codebreaking in World War One
See the reconstructed 1940 Operations Room, which directed aircraft in the Battle of Britain.
Discover how Britain defended the country and controlled the sea during the First World War and beyond.
AirSpace features over 30 historic British and Commonwealth aircraft, including military and civil types.