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
  • Microscopes: More Than Meets the Eye
    Microscopes: More Than Meets the Eye

    31 May 2015 11:00 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:45, 14:30 - 15:45

    Join the Quekett Microscopical Club for an introduction to microscopes.

  • Bird Bonanza
    Bird Bonanza

    10 June 2015 11:00 - 12:30, 14:00 - 15:30

    The Museum holds one of the worlds largest and most heavily consulted scientific bird collections.

  • In Pursuit of Butterflies
    In Pursuit of Butterflies

    11 June 2015 19:00 - 20:30

    Naturalist and conservationist Matthew Oates has devoted his life entirely to butterflies.

  • Corals: The Inside Story
    Corals: The Inside Story

    16 June 2015 19:00 - 21:00

    Learn more about corals and the latest ground-breaking research at this special event.

  • Beetle Conservation - NEW
    Beetle Conservation - NEW

    24 June 2015 19:00 - 21:00,

    19 July 2015 11:00 - 13:00

    The Museum holds 80 million specimens of which 10 million are beetles.

  • William Smith: The Father of English Geology
    William Smith: The Father of English Geology

    2 July 2015 19:00 - 20:30

    This year is the bicentenary of the publication of William Smiths 1815 geological map.

  • Cathedral trip: Peterborough
    Cathedral trip: Peterborough

    11 July 2015 08:00 - 20:00

    Founded in the Anglo-Saxon period, the architecture of Peterborough Cathedral is mainly Norman.

  • Frozen Ark: Life in the Freezer
    Frozen Ark: Life in the Freezer

    14 July 2015 11:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 15:00

    With so many specimens to look after, the Museum must ensure they are kept in the best possible conditions.

  • Beetle in a Box - NEW
    Beetle in a Box - NEW

    19 July 2015 14:00 - 16:00

    About 10 million of the Museums specimens are beetles.

  • The Beauty of Butterflies
    The Beauty of Butterflies

    28 July 2015 11:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 15:00

    Learn about the Museums taxonomic work with butterflies.

  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year
    Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    13 August 2015 19:00 - 21:00

    See this awe-inspiring exhibition of photography before it closes on 30 August.

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London
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UK
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