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Exciting events for your diary

Unmissable events

From our after hours programme to exhibitions Mammoths: Ice Age Giants, we’ve an exciting range of events in store.

Check out all our forthcoming events and exhibitions below.

Browse events by day in the event calendar

Lates with MasterCard

Late opening
25 April 2014

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

Cannibalism: What's All the Fuss?

After hours discussion
25 April 2014

Join experts to discuss early human cannibalism and the reasons it’s still taboo. More about Cannibalism: What's All the Fuss?

Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

Science and arts weekend
2-4 May 2014

Head to the south coast to uncover fossils and meet Museum experts. This year’s theme is citizen science. More about the Fossil Festival

Dino Snores

Sleep over event for kids
10 May 2014

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

Dino Snores for Grown-ups

Sleep over event for adults
16 May 2014

Indulge in a 3-course dinner, music, science, cinema and free entry to our exhibitions at this sophisticated sleepover for adults. More about Dino Snores for Grown-ups

Mammoths: Ice Age Giants

Family exhibition
23 May - 7 September 2014

Enter the amazing world of mammoths, some of the largest creatures to have ever walked the Earth. Encounter huge fossils, life-size models and see the powerful trunks and tusks belonging to these great beasts. More about Mammoths: Ice Age Giants

Go Wild in the City with Fiona and Jo

Book launch
29 May 2014

Enjoy a feast of outdoor activities for city dwellers at this special book launch event. More about the Go Wild in the City event

Emotional Evolution

After hours discussion
30 May 2014

Take part in a lively discussion as a team of experts examine language, love and intelligence. More about Emotional Evolution

Conference: Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story

Expert-led seminar
31 May 2014

Hear from the scientists whose work inspired our latest exhibition at this one-day conference. More about the conference

Universities Week at the Museum

Educational expo
9-15 June 2014

Join us for a week-long celebration of science and culture and find out how UK universities contribute to the mix. More about Universities Week

Night Safari with MasterCard – Back from the Field

After hours tour
9 June 2014

Meet Museum scientists just back from a scientific expedition. Hear about their methods, findings and why their work is so valuable, plus see their specimens. More about Night Safari Back from the Field.