Objects in space



Our new exhibition displays the largest British meteorite for the first time.

Objects in Space showcases what is believed to be Britain’s largest meteorite, never previously seen in public, alongside letters and books charting the history of scientific interest in meteorites. The exhibition also contains unique artworks by Damien Hirst and Cornelia Parker, including a Hirst Spot painting which features the famous Beagle 2 spacecraft as its centre spot.

Read our blog post for more information about the items on display.

Entry to the exhibition is by appointment only – please call 0207 451 2606 to arrange your visit.

Objects in space 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK

Events coming up

  • Memory and mental time travel 25 May 2015 at Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales Join Nicola Clayton and Clive Wilkins at the Hay Festival.
  • Random walk to graphene 25 May 2015 at Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales Andre Geim talks to Roger Highfield at the Hay Festival.
  • Are you seeing clearly? 26 May 2015 at The Royal Society, London CafĂ© Scientifique exploring the future of light on earth.

For more events please see the events diary.