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Exciting events for your diary

Unmissable events

From new exhibitions to special evening events, there are plenty of exciting things to do at the Museum.

Browse events by day in the event calendar

Masterclass: Primate Photography with Anup Shah

After hours discussion
27 January 2015

Discover the characterful chimpanzees of Tanzania's Gombe Stream National Park through the lens of Anup Shah. More about the Masterclass


After hours opening
30 January 2015

Visit the Museum by night. Enjoy our exhibitions, galleries, delicious food and drink and enjoy live music in Hintze Hall (formerly the Central Hall). More about Lates

Secrets of the Stegosaur

After hours discussion
30 January 2015

Join Museum experts to discuss the discovery and the importance of our new stegosaur specimen. More about Secrets of the Stegosaur

Dinosaurs Through Time

Expert-led tour
30 January 2015

take a tour back in time and around the Museum's dinosaur gallery with one of our palaeontologists. More about Dinosaurs Through Time

The Wunderkammer at the Museum

After hours comedy show
30 January 2015

see a comedy improv group create stories, scenes and characters inspired by the Museum in a spontaneous new show. More about Wunderkammer

Crime Scene Live

Interactive forensics event
6 February 2015

Try your skills as a crime scene officer and solve a murder mystery at this unique event. More about Crime Scene Live

Night Safari: Love in the Natural World

After hours tour
16 February 2015

Choose from two different Valentine's Day-inspired tours and meet our scientists, find out about their research and handle specimens. More about Love in the Natural World

Dino Snores

Sleepover event for kids
21 February 2015

Find out what the dinosaurs get up to after dark and enjoy lots of fun activities at our Hintze Hall (formerly the Central Hall) sleepover. More about Dino Snores

The Bigger Picture: Faking It

After hours discussion
27 February 2015

Has technology taken the skill out of photography? Join the debate about digital editing with industry experts. More about Faking It

Masterclass: Understanding Underwater Photography with Alex Mustard

After hours discussion
10 March 2015

The innovative underwater photographer and marine biologist shares his celebrated work. More about Underwater Photography

Night Safari: Maternal Instincts

After hours tour
16 March 2015

Choose from two different Mother's Day-inspired tours and meet our scientists, find out about their research and handle specimens. More about Maternal Instincts

Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea

Immersive exhibition 
Opens 27 March 2015

Plunge into spectacular seascapes and explore the richness of life beneath the waves in the Museum’s exciting exhibition opening next year. In partnership with the Catlin Group Limited, who sponsor the Catlin Seaview Survey project. More about Corals