Member Tour: The Worm Collection


Event information

Event type: Behind-the-scenes, tour

Location: Worm Collection

Ticket prices:

Member: £10

Unravel mysteries of the Natural History Museum on this behind-the-scenes tour of the free-living worm collection with curator Emma Sherlock.

Emma will introduce you to some of her favourite specimens in the collection, looking at annelids and her specialist group, earthworms. She will share stories from her fieldwork adventures searching for worms and talk about some of the amazing international scientists she's worked with.

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

Bookings are required. No refunds or exchanges will be given.

A waiting list will operate to allow Members to resell their tickets if they can no longer attend - however, there is no guarantee that there will be people on the list.

This tour is intended for adults. Booking for children under the age of 12 is at the parent's discretion.

A free ticket for a carer accompanying a guest with a disability can be requested on +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Monday to Friday, 9.30-17.30, subject to availability.

Visitors must bring a print out of their booking confirmation or collect a printed ticket at the information desk well in advance of the event time.

The event will begin promptly. We cannot allow you to join the event after it has commenced and no refunds will be given to latecomers.

The Museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the event as required, such as adjusting the locations, timings or content of the activities. This is to ensure that we deliver a safe and excellent experience for all guests at all times.

Event dates

Meeting point

Please arrive at the cloakroom in Hintze Hall a few minutes before your tour is scheduled to begin.

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