Discover our world though film, from the search for life on other planets to the challenges facing our own today.

See exclusive content from our headlining exhibitions, discover surprising science facts and stories from our scientists, or join us for our monthly live show. We're bringing the Museum to you.

Surprising Science

From bizarre underwater relationships to the regional accents of local pigeons, there is plenty about our planet and the universe beyond it that still surprises us. Uncover the oddities of our world. 

Live from the Museum

Join us on YouTube, Periscope or Facebook for #NHM_Live every month and catch up on the latest stories from the Museum.

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Coming soon

Tune into our next live show on 12 December 2018 at 17:30 to catch up on some of the latest natural history news.

Explore the world in 360°

Go on a fossil hunting adventure on the Jurassic Coast or take a look out at the ice sheets of Antarctica through these 360° films.


Dinosaurs roamed Earth for around 180 million years, before dying out 66 million years ago. Learn how these giant reptiles of the Mesozoic Era dominated their world and how their feathered descendants still live among us today.


The natural world extends far beyond Earth's stratosphere. We've gazed at the stars and our solar system for millennia, but there is still much of the cosmos that we have yet to understand. 


The ocean is the last great unexplored wilderness. These watery worlds are home to an abundance of life. From colourful reefs and kelp forests to the mysteries of the deep sea - explore the world beneath the waves.  

Human evolution

Trace the evolutionary history of humans and discover the research into our past, our future and what makes us human.


The Museum houses over 80 million specimens, including meteorites, dinosaur bones and even a giant squid. Hear behind-the-scenes stories about unusual finds, wonders on display and our experts tending to the scientifically important specimens in their care.

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