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Use this resource to find information about items in the Science Museum Group’s archive collections.


The database lists the archives of some of the most famous and influential individuals and companies in the fields of science, medicine, engineering and industry.


Archives are accessible to view at


The Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

The National Railway Museum, York

The Science Museum Library and Archives, Wroughton

The Science Museum Research Centre, London


Not all of our archive collections are listed here yet, but we regularly add to this database. If you can’t find what you are looking for here then please check the relevant museum’s webpage or contact us directly using the links above.