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Connected Earth's cross curricular Make a Museum is created especially for Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 students, particularly those studying English, history, ICT and drama. With the help of Curator Dave select, interpret and present your own gallery from any of eight themes using documents, photographs, films, advertising, objects and Heritage Voices that bring the history of communications to life.

Make your museum

Curator Dave helps you to make your very own museum - what theme will you choose today?

Lesson support material
All you need to get the most from Make a Museum including curriculum links, artefacts and transcripts of our Heritage Voices.
fun and games

Can you beat our games? Explode equipment to see what's inside, hear the changing sounds of telecommunications, see how telecommunications designs have changed over time or send an e-postacard.

what's on

The UK's first permanent gallery dedicated to the history of information and communication technologies opens in the new Information Age gallery at London’s Science Museum.

audio history

Take a trip down memory lane with extracts of the interviews which have been recorded as part of the Connected Earth oral history programme.

featured story

100 years of automatic switching!
In 1912 the GPO installed Britain's first automatic telephone exchange in Epsom.

Discover the early days of the telephone...