On these pages we present details of our current and past temporary exhibitions. Unless otherwise specified, visiting these exhibitions is free and forms part of the main museum tour. Please contact us if you would like more information about any of the topics.
A colourful display in the College Reception area which complemented the 2009 College PR campaign on eye nutrition.
Derek Ogbourne's The MicroMuseum of Optography was the British Optical Association Museum's first ever collaboration with a contemporary artist ...
A display mounted to coincide with the recent launch of the book Low Vision the Essential Guide for Optometrists
Explaining how cosmetic products for the eyes can alter the colour of the surrounding flesh or lashes and create an illusion of shape or form.
Why famous people's glasses aren't all they are cracked up to be
3 paintings inspired by the museum collections
150 years of the Snellen chart