While our museum and library is closed, you can still enjoy reading our stories and exploring our collections online, wherever you are.
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Explore our digital collections
Explore thousands of freely licensed digital books, artworks, photos and images of historical library materials and museum objects.
Read our stories
Dive into words and pictures exploring the connections between science, medicine, life and art.
Graveyards as green getaways
Stressed city dwellers have been visiting cemeteries in greater numbers since the start of the pandemic. Discover how, despite the constant reminders of death, graveyards bring visitors a sense of renewal.
Talent, tech and visual art
Jamie Hale finds a combination of talent and technology are crucial when it comes to creating great visual art, but how do you keep working when your circumstances are in constant flux?
Part of Art, activism and access