Post-16 (ages 16-18)

Browse our programme of learning activities for children aged 16-18. All learning activities are free, but should be booked in advance by phoning the Museum booking team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555.

  • Tree of Life image from the Interactive film
    Interactive Film

    Find out who you really are and where you come from in our innovative, interactive film about evolution, narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

  • Live museum sessions
    Nature Live

    Discover the fascinating work of our researchers and curators in our Nature Live blogs, live webstreams and daily talks.

  • Great debate workshop
    The Great Debate schools workshop

    Plunge your students into the fiery debate surrounding Darwin's theory of evolution with our unique activity for Key Stage 4.

  • Artist's impression of visitors inside the cocoon
    Cocoon experience

    Immerse yourself in the Cocoon experience, a brand new journey through the Darwin Centre. This interactive and visually stunning experience will inspire your students to look at the variety of life in a different way.

  • Meet the scientist
    Meet the Scientist

    Interact with professional Museum scientists and find out about their contribution to the Museum’s work at the leading edge of natural science research.

  • Scientists have started moving in to the new high-tech labs
    A Day in the Life of a Scientist

    Get the most out of your visit to the Darwin Centre Cocoon with these curriculum-linked activities.

  • Biology As and A-Level day
    Biology AS and A-Level day

    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 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.