Handle specimens and live animals, meet gallery characters and become a scientist in our interactive shows and activities.
Explore and Discover guides are £1 each but all other activities and shows are free.
From butterflies to human skulls, Investigate gives adults and children aged 7 to 14 the chance to examine a rich variety of specimens.
Examine precious Museum specimens inside and out on our interactive table.
Drop into this family activity and handle real prehistoric dinosaur, animal and marine specimens from the Museum’s collections.
Investigate teeth and diet using our amazing animal skulls in this family workshop.
Explore a world only visible to certain creatures and handle live specimens if you're brave enough.
Our colourful and interactive storytelling puppet shows help children learn about animals, nature and life in a fun and entertaining way.
Meet historical characters who have played important roles in science, natural exploration and discovery, and hear their fascinating stories.
Explorer backpacks are filled with fascinating activities for children under 7 years old.
Informative resources designed to enrich visits for children of all ages. Topics include mammals, dinosaurs and rocks and soils.