New Year's Eve: Party Animals


Party with an animal twist

Get ready for a rip-roaring evening of animal-themed activities and entertainment.

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Get set for a wild celebration this New Year's Eve.

Channel your inner-party animal and send off 2018 by dancing beneath the largest creature ever to have lived, hosted in collaboration with experiential events company It's Unknown.

Ring in 2019 with an animal twist

We're not lion when we say this will be an unforgettable night, packed with animal-themed activities.

Pick up your complimentary drink before trying your luck at Musical Bingo, sampling edible insects, or having a hoot in the silent disco. There will be the opportunity to make animal masks, roam free in the galleries, submit a song request to the Love Cats, or simply dance the night away with the Massaoke band and DJs.


Make waves on the dance floor

DJs will be spinning your favourite party classics, while a calypso band roam the galleries serenading you throughout the night.


Explore the exhibitions for free

Both of the Museum's exhibitions will be open for you to explore: Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Life in the Dark.


What is Massaoke?

An amazing live band plays the greatest pop, indie and rock anthems of all time and the crowd sings along, guided by big screen lyrics.


Musical Bingo

It’s just like regular bingo, but instead of numbers, you mark off songs as you hear them in our themed rounds, with the chance to win great prizes.


Dress to impress

Dressing up is part of the fun, so get in the mood with a wild outfit inspired by our party animals theme.  

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Discount Member tickets

Members can purchase discount tickets for this event. Please bring your membership card with you to the event. Not a Member? Join today.

Important information

Guests are not permitted to bring alcohol into this event. Please note that security will be checking bags at the door and there will be a cloakroom available free of charge throughout the night.

This event is for those aged 18 and over. Bookings are required. No refunds will be given. The event will begin at 20.00 and we cannot allow entry after 23.00. No refunds will be given to latecomers.

Please read the FAQ before booking to ensure you get the most out of the event.

Disabled helper tickets are available upon request, subject to availability.

Members can purchase discounted tickets to this event. Please note this discount is not available to non-Members who may be accompanying you. Please bring your Membership card with you to the event.

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.

Please note that photography and filming may take place during this event, in which you may be identifiable. These images may be used for Museum marketing purposes on the website, social media and printed publicity materials. If you have any concerns about being photographed, please speak to a member of staff at the event

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