Margaret Weston spent much of her life at the Science Museum in London, rising to Director at the end of her career from 1973 to 1986, succeeding Sir David Follett. She was instrumental in establishing the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television (now the National Media Museum) in Bradford during the early 1980s. In 1984 she was invited to deliver the MacMillan Memorial Lecture to the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland. She chose the subject 'The Science Museum and Change - Over the last Thirty Years'. She is the Patron of the Heritage Railways Association
- Foreword for The Rise of the Science Museum under Henry Lyons by David Follett.
- Introduction for Beware of Trains by (the unrelated) David Weston.
- Dame Margaret Weston (Director of Science Museum) and Mrs Gandhi at the opening of Science in India. Science Museum, 1982, Science and Society Picture Library, UK.
- Pat Carrick, Catalogue of Research Material on Oakridge, Far Oakridge, Waterlane, Bournes Green, Tunley and Daneway, Part II, Oakridge Historical Research Group, 2000–2003, page 4.
- David Follett, The Rise of the Science Museum under Henry Lyons. London: Science Museum, 1978. ISBN 0-901805-19-X.
- David Weston, Beware of Trains. London: Ian Allan, 1981.
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