Universities Week
The Museum will host Universities Week, 9-15 June 2014. Come and be inspired by some of the best university discoveries around, and learn about future technologies, including robots and supersonic cars.

This event will feature around 40 universities from across the UK and their research into health and well-being, culture, society, environment and science. Details will be available shortly, but please put the dates in your diary or register your interest by calling our Bookings Team on +44 (0)20 7942 555.
Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Explore the destructive forces of volcanoes and earthquakes and their impact on people's lives. Our newly refurbished gallery opens at the end of January and features interactive games, specimens, the latest scientific content, stunning film footage and our famous earthquake simulator.
More details
Gallery characters
Meet intriguing characters in the galleries and share their enthusiasm for natural history. Our characters include Mary Anning, the pioneering nineteenth-century fossil hunter who discovered the first ichthyosaur when she was 12 years old. Students can discover more about her life and important fossil discoveries.
Mary Anning
Rocks the House
Marvel at the heat and pressure lying beneath our feet in this action-packed science show in our high tech Attenborough Studio. This show is suitable for Key Stage 3 and upper Key Stage 2 students, who can shoulder the weight of the world's tectonic plates and explore the geophysics of cold custard!
Explore and Discover guides
Our self-guided, printed resources support your students' learning in our galleries. Each guide contains challenges linked to the national curriculum and encourages observation and discussion of our extraordinary displays and specimens.
Find out more
Cutting Edge
Surprise and captivate Key Stage 2 students with this hands-on workshop investigating teeth and diet. Students will examine our fascinating collection of animal skulls, including two life-size replica dinosaur skulls, after which a palaeontologist will challenge them to apply their knowledge to work out which dinosaur ate what.
Hands-on workshop

Call our Bookings Office on +44 (0)20 7942 5555 for
school visit enquiries and bookings.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

January 2014

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