Darwin's Fossil Mammals

Event information

Event type: Talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

Ticket prices:

Free, drop-in

How to find the Attenborough Studio

The Attenborough Studio is in the Darwin Centre in the Orange Zone.

See the Museum map.

Join Museum scientists Adrian Lister and Pip Brewer to discover how Darwin's study of fossils shaped his scientific thinking

What's more, new technology is now allowing us to rediscover and share these glorious specimens.

See some of these incredible fossils up close and discover lesser-known tales of Darwin’s adventures on the HMS Beagle, such as his discovery of giant extinct South American mammals.

Animals like the mysterious giant mammal Toxodon have been 3D scanned and made available via the Museum Data Portal.

Event dates

Nature Live

Find out more about upcoming topics and guests appearing on Nature Live, our free live show held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Attenborough Studio.