Member Tour: The Spirit Collection

Event information

Event type: Tour, behind-the-scenes

Location: Zoology spirit building

Ticket prices:

Member: £10

Go behind the scenes with our knowledgable science educators for an extended look at the Museum's fascinating zoology collection preserved in spirit.

As we explore some of the Darwin Centre’s 27 kilometres of shelves, you’ll encounter numerous treasures hidden among the 22 million animal specimens housed here.

You’ll meet Archie, our 8.62-metre-long giant squid, view specimens collected by Charles Darwin himself and learn more about our cutting-edge research.

Exclusive Member event

Tickets to this event are available to Members only. Become a Member today and enjoy benefits including free admission to exhibitions, priority Museum entry and access to tickets for events such as this one. It's easy to join online.

Important information

The tour is suitable for adults and children over eight years old. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Bags are not allowed on the tour, but free use of the cloakroom is included in your ticket.

If you'll be using a wheelchair on this tour, please let us know in advance so can we make appropriate arrangements.

Please arrive at the entrance to the Zoology spirit building in the Orange Zone a few minutes before your tour is scheduled to begin.

Got a question? Call us on +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Monday to Friday, 9.30-17.30.

Event dates
28 June 2017 15.30-16.30
8 July 2017 15.30-16.30
26 July 2017 15.30-16.30
12 August 2017 15.30-16.30
23 August 2017 15.30-16.30
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Meeting point

Please arrive at the entrance to the Zoology spirit building in the Orange Zone a few minutes before your tour is scheduled to begin.

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