The Museum is a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre.
We use our unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today.
We care for more than 80 million specimens spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually.
23 April 2018
Scientists believe that the arrival of just one more ash dieback spore could kill off Europe's remaining ash trees.
20 April 2018
Dr Erica McAlister, a fly expert at the Museum, explains how these small animals are doing great things.
9 April 2018
In the 1830s, Darwin made a series of discoveries in South America: the mysterious remains of extinct mammals.
5 April 2018
This discovery will allow scientists to look at the effects of climate change on blue-green algae and their toxins in Antarctica.