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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:
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.
Bring your budding biologists along to meet our scientists, take guided tours and explore our exhibitions at the Museum’s biology days.
Schools event (KS2) - Find out how Paleontologists study specimens in this key stage 2 palaeontology workshop.
23 Oct 2014, 10:30
School event (KS1, 2 and 3): Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre.
23 Oct 2014, 10:30
For nursery, reception, KS1)
Meet popular characters from children books and learn about animals and plants life.
23 Oct 2014, 11:30