Gallery 6 with its redesigned displays is a must-see

Browse our gallery highlights below to find out the creatures you don't want to miss on your visit. Wherever you look there are many more specimens to catch your eye and stimulate your curiosity.

  • Mandrill
    Gallery 1

    This gallery displays a huge variety of birds, large carnivores and primates including a set of all UK breeding birds.

  • Myths and Monsters exhibition
    Gallery 2

    Temporary exhibitions at the Museum change three times a year and can be found in this gallery.

  • Angler fish
    Gallery 3

    Crocodiles, crustaceans, fish, insects, large mammals and marine invertebrates are on display here.

  • Somali wild ass
    Gallery 4

    This gallery houses the odd-hoofed mammals. Rhinoceroses, tapirs, wild asses, zebras and all known species of zebra on display.

  • Saiga
    Gallery 5

    Antelope, cattle, deer, goats, hippopotamuses, marine mammals, pigs and sheep are displayed here. Some of these animals are now endangered species.

  • Bulldog
    Gallery 6

    Explore the amphibians, bats, British mammals, domestic dogs, flightless birds, reptiles, and small mammals.

  • Giraffe
    Discovery Room

    This hands-on interactive experience is designed for children but popular with all ages.

  • The Rothschild Room
    Rothschild Room

    Explore the incredible stories behind the Museum's collections and its founder, Walter Rothschild, in this newly-refurbished gallery.

Toddler Tuesdays

Toddler Tuesdays

Borrow animal costumes and toys to make exploring the galleries more fun.

Ask at the information desk on Tuesdays in term time from 14.00.