Events for Members

Behind-the-scenes tours, talks from leading scientists, exhibition private views, excursions and hands-on workshops - these are just some of the exclusive events for Museum Members.

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See the list below for details on individual events.

Members' events
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Members private view
    Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Members private view

    29 October 2014 19:00 - 21:30

    Be among the first to see the annual exhibition of stunning wildlife photography. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

  • Geological History of the UK
    Geological History of the UK

    1 November 2014 13:00 - 16:00

    Accompany John Williams in a workshop tour of the geological history of UK regions.

  • Cockroaches
    Cockroaches

    4 November 2014 11:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 15:00

    Discover how cockroaches first evolved and explore the many different species alive today.

  • Gone Forever: Lost Birds and Their Flight to Extinction
    Gone Forever: Lost Birds and Their Flight to Extinction

    12 November 2014 19:00 - 20:30

    More than 200 of the 10,000 currently recognised bird species have become extinct.

  • How to Get Stuffed
    How to Get Stuffed

    25 November 2014 11:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 15:00

    Join bird curator Hein van Grouw to learn how bird skins are prepared for the Museums scientific collections.

  • Beetle in a Box
    Beetle in a Box

    30 November 2014 14:00 - 16:00

    The Natural History Museum looks after 80 million specimens and about 10 million of them are beetles.

  • Under the Microscope: Objects in 3D
    Under the Microscope: Objects in 3D

    2 December 2014 11:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 15:00

    The Museum looks after a large collection of rocks, minerals, fossils and meteorites.

  • Geology from the Window
    Geology from the Window

    6 December 2014 13:00 - 16:00

    Leave the car behind and take a theoretical journey through some of the UKs most interesting geology and scenery.

  • Beetle Diversity: The Next Generation
    Beetle Diversity: The Next Generation

    13 January 2015 11:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 15:30

    Discover the cutting-edge technology at the heart of biodiversity research here at the Museum.

  • Coppicing in the Garden
    Coppicing in the Garden

    17 January 2015 10:00 - 16:00

    Join woodland conservationist Rob Graham to learn about the ecology and art of coppicing,

  • Mineral Extraction
    Mineral Extraction

    24 January 2015 13:00 - 16:00

    Learn about the importance of geology for mineral resources and their extraction.

  • Festival of Flies
    Festival of Flies

    27 January 2015 11:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 15:30

    With around 150,000 species known to science, flies are one of the largest insect orders.

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London
SW7 5BD
UK
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