The Attenborough Studio is on the Darwin Centre's ground floor.
Entrance is free
Booking required for school groups, evening events and some weekend Nature Live talks.
Capacity: 64 seated places
Visitors should arrive early for events as seats are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. For specific access requirements, telephone +44 (0)20 7942 5000.
The Attenborough Studio is a high-tech audio-visual venue for exciting events, spectacular shows and fascinating films about all aspects of life on Earth and scientific discovery.
Studio sessions take place during the week, weekends and some evenings. Some are open to everyone, others only for school groups.
Our popular Nature Live talks take place in the Attenborough Studio. The state-of-the-art studio facilities make this an amazing venue to participate in talks and discussions.
Nature Live talks in What's on
Iguana in the live Animal Vision show
Join in discussions, debates and shows like the Animal Vision family show. Meet scientists and get insights into their work. Watch film footage of fieldwork. Explore controversial and provocative themes in surprising ways. Handle live specimens if you dare! Our free Animal Vision family shows take place at the weekend.
In between the studio’s daily talks, shows and events, join the Museum's latest interactive film, Who do you think you really are? or one of 3 short 15-minute films made with the BBC Natural History Unit:
Sir David's best bits
Films are free. Check films' daily showing times online or on the day at the Darwin Centre welcome area.
An exciting programme of learning activities and events from school groups takes place from 15 September 2009.
The Attenborough Studio is supported by the Rufford Maurice Laing Foundation
Our slideshow reveals some highlights of the shows, talks, films and events you can enjoy in the Attenborough Studio
Find out who you really are and where you come from in our interactive film about evolution, narrated by Sir David Attenborough. Get a glimpse of augmented reality in the film trailer.
Travel back in time with this behind the scenes film about David Attenborough's 3D masterpiece Natural History Museum Alive.
Discover 3 captivating short films showing daily in the Attenborough Studio. Dip into Life on Camera, Nature through the Lens, and Wildscapes.
Giant squid, Dracula fish, ammonites, extinction, and parasitic species are just some of the subjects of our daily Nature Live talks in the Attenborough Studio.
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