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Exciting events for your diary

Unmissable events

From our after hours programme to free family activities in the Wildlife Garden, 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 July 2014

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

Britain and Beyond

After hours discussion
25 July 2014

Join scientists to compare the lifestyles of ancient Britons with people living in the rest of the world, including Indonesia's 'hobbit'. More about Britain and Beyond

Night Safari with MasterCard - Mars and Meteorites

Expert-led talks
4 August 2014

Find out about the Museum's incredible research into Mars and meteorites in three unique talks. More about Mars and Meteorites

Science Uncovered

After hours festival
26 September 2014

Get ready for our annual celebration of science and specimens, as part of European Researchers' Night. More about Science Uncovered

Dino Snores

Sleepover event for kids
3 October 2014

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

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Photography exhibition
23 October 2014 – 30 August 2015

See the outstanding winning images from the 50th WPY competition in our special anniversary exhibition. More about WPY 2014

Dino Snores for Grown-ups

Sleepover event for adults
25 October 2014

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

Night Safari with MasterCard - Trick or Treat Tours

Expert-led talks
30 October 2014

Join one of two special after hours Halloween events. Discover scientific hoaxes and tricks, or the Museum's most special scientific treats. More about the Trick Tour. More about the Treat Tour

Night Safari with MasterCard - Endangered

Expert-led talks
9 December 2014

Learn how scientific research can help preserve the endangered natural world at a trio of talks by Museum scientists. More about Endangered

Coming in 2015

Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
Exhibition, opens 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.