A Greenland shark beached in Northumberland has been preserved in the Museum’s spirit collection.
It will now be studied by researchers hoping to find out more about these rarely seen creatures.
Relive the dramatic story of prehistoric Britain, its people and changing landscapes in this major exhibition.
13 Feb 2014 - 28 Sep 2014
Our fabulous after hours science festival returns, as part of European Researchers' Night.
26 Sep 2014, 16:00
What is a museum herbarium? Come and meet a Museum curator who looks after some of the plants we keep there.
23 Sep 2014, 14:30
The only beetles collected by Dr David Livingstone have been discovered at the Museum 150 years after he brought them back from the Zambezi River expedition in Africa.More news