Hours and admission
Become a Member
Download the Museum's new Fossil Explorer app.
Develop wildlife identification and recording skills at our Centre for UK Biodiversity.
Extract research data from microscope slides of the world's smallest insects.
Contribute to scientific research at the Museum. Take part in a wildlife survey, collect samples and data, or help us digitise handwritten collection records.
Find UK-based wildlife and natural history societies, events and activities to match you interests. Discover what's happening near you.
Found an animal, plant or fossil that you'd like to identify? Get help from our identification guides, Museum scientists and the community of naturalists using our online forums.
Develop your natural history skills and interests with the help of our staff, facilities and resources.
Volunteers can get involved in all areas of the Museum, from public galleries to behind-the-scenes collections. Find out about current opportunities.
The world's most prestigious nature photography competition has now closed for entries.
Are you passionate about understanding and protecting the UK's wildlife? Find out about our innovative training programme.
Contribute to our citizen science projects