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Programme submissions

Do you have a great idea for a science- or industry-themed exhibition? Find information on the type of proposals we are currently seeking and how to submit your ideas.

Our mission is to inspire futures. One of the ways we do this is through a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions, installations and immersive experiences. The Science and Industry Museum explores how ideas can change the world, from the Industrial Revolution to today and beyond.

To ensure that each exhibition or display is of the highest quality, mutually beneficial and fits with our strategic plans, we work to several criteria. Each proposal will be judged against the Science Museum Group's Mission and Values, the Group Exhibition Strategy, as well as the Science and Industry Museum's site-specific criteria. 

Explore the items below to see if your exhibition proposal fits with the Science and Industry Museum’s priorities:

Exhibition criteria

Exhibition spaces

The exhibition spaces at the Science and Industry Museum highlight the interaction between the past, present and future of science. 

The museum has a wide range of spaces across the site, varying in size and scale, to accommodate exhibitions. This includes spaces in our core galleries, a media wall for digital exhibitions and outdoor space. Our site is a former railway goods yard, home to the oldest surviving passenger rail station in the world. Our buildings and structures are historic and are Grade I and II listed.

Send us your proposals


We welcome ideas and proposals for any of the exhibition spaces listed above. Please be sure to indicate which strand of our programme you think your idea is best suited for in your application.

Submit an exhibition proposal form on the Science Museum Group website


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