Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11)

Browse our programme of learning activities for children aged 7 - 11. All learning activities are free, but should be booked in advance by phoning the Museum booking team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555.

  • Animal Vision show
    Animal Vision

    Find out about the amazing adaptations that allow animals to see in this live animal show.

  • Dino-scientist

    Become Dino-Scientists for the day using our incredible galleries.

  • Allosaurus skull on display in the Natural History Museum
    Dino Scene Investigation

    Find out how palaeontologists study fossils by performing your own dinosaur dig.

  • Explore and Discover Guide
    Explore and Discover guides

    Our self-led discovery guides and new Explore and Discover series are a great way to see the galleries while supporting National Curriculum learning.

  • A view of Investigate

    Touch it, weigh it, measure it. From beetles and snake skins to meteorites and skulls. Hundreds of real, natural history specimens for students to touch and explore are in our hands-on science centre.

  • Mary Anning
    Mary Anning

    19th-century Mary Anning has lots of stories to tell about her life as a pioneering fossils hunter. Find out about her discoveries that helped reconstruct the world's past.

  • Cutting Edge workshop
    The Cutting Edge schools workshop

    Handle, observe and compare a variety of animal skulls in this interactive workshop.

  • Minibeast Pond Safari
    Minibeast Pond Safari

    Find and compare minibeasts from the Wildlife Garden pond. 

  • variety show
    The Variety Show

    Excite and enthuse your students with the diversity, complexity and beauty of life on Earth in this fun, interactive science show. 

School bookings

Book all school activities in advance on +44 (0)20 7942 5555. Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 in the holidays.