To keep up to date with activities and events for schools at the Museum, please sign up to the teacher e-news bulletin.
To plan what activities you want to book for your visit to the Museum, you can browse event details and dates from the pages in this section.
Come face-to-face with stunning specimens, historic characters, live animals and Museum scientists in our fantastic free events and activities.
Whether you’re a young or adult learner, we’ve got something that will enrich your time at the Museum.
Use these pages to plan your visit to the Museum and to download activities to do before and after your trip. If you are bringing a school group to the Museum, start with the planning a school visit page:
Search our galleries and activities using curriculum keywords and key stage information.
Explore the many activities and resources that we offer for students and teachers.
Browse our selection of online learning resources
Browse our diverse programme of activities for informal learners and adults.
Engage in our vibrant and entertaining family learning programme.
Get hands on with Museum specimens and find out how colouration can increase chances of survival and reproduction.
Excite and enthuse your students with the diversity, complexity and beauty of life on Earth in this fun, interactive science show.
Find out about the amazing adaptations that allow animals to see in this live animal show.
Meet museum scientists and find out about their work, participate in a Taxonomy workshop, and witness the scale of our collections on a tour of the Darwin Centre, our Zoology research and storage facility.
School event (KS2): Meet pioneering nineteenth-century fossil hunter Mary Anning.
23 Apr 2014, 10:30
School event (KS1, 2 and 3): Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre.
28 Apr 2014, 10:30
Schools event (KS2) - Allow your students to pond dip and explore life in a pond habitat in this Wildlife Garden workshop
28 Apr 2014, 10:30
Planning a school trip or looking for online activities? The Teachers' resource offers quick and easy access to all the learning outcomes that the Museum has to offer.