Teasmades: From clockwork cuppas to the smart home
The story of this retro machine goes back over 100 years—and forward into our automated future.
Explore our collection beyond the museum floor and find out the fascinating histories behind even the smallest objects.
Objects and Stories aims to give you better access to this world-class Museum through our ever-expanding digital resources. Search for over 250,000 objects and archives in Collection Online, take a look at our curator's highlights below, and discover unique and compelling stories—from objects that have changed our world to the intriguing personal histories that lie behind them.
Discover the most fascinating, historically significant and awe-inspiring objects currently on display.