The Science Museum Group is devoted to the history and contemporary practice of science, medicine, technology, industry and media. With 5 million visitors each year and an unrivalled collection, it consists of: Science Museum, Museum of Science and Industry, National Railway Museum (York), National Media Museum and National Railway Museum (Shildon) - the most significant group of museums of science and innovation worldwide.

Science Museum Group is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport.