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17 April 2014
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17 April 2014

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At the Natural History Museum we have a variety of activities and events that run every day.

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Thursday 17 April 2014

Anyone

Anyone
Cocoon
Cocoon

Take a self-guided tour in the futuristic Cocoon and explore our insect and plant specimen collections and latest research.

Families (all ages)

Families
Sensational Butterflies exhibition
Sensational Butterflies exhibition

From wriggly caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Museum comes alive this spring.

Anyone

Anyone
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story

Relive the dramatic story of prehistoric Britain, its people and changing landscapes in this major exhibition.

Anyone

Anyone
Specimen Preparation Area in action
Specimen Preparation Area in action

See our scientists and volunteers in action in the Specimen Preparation Area (SPA) of the Darwin Centre Cocoon.

11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00

Anyone

Anyone
Multimedia guides
Multimedia guides

Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.

Anyone

Anyone
Big Seaweed Search
Big Seaweed Search

Take a walk along the coast and help us monitor the effects of climate change and invasive species on the UK's seaweeds.

Families (all ages)

Families
The Animal Story puppet show
The Animal Story puppet show

Join Charlie the Fox and his friends on a magical adventure through the woodland and learn about British wildlife.

11:00 - 11:30, 12:00 - 12:30, 13:00 - 13:30, 14:00 - 14:30

Families (all ages)

Families
Investigate for families
Investigate for families

Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre. Centre closes at 17:00. Last entry is at 16.30.

11:00

Families (all ages)

Families
Cutting Edge workshop for families
Cutting Edge workshop for families

Investigate how the teeth of animals are related to their diet in this interactive workshop.

11:30 - 12:15, 13:15 - 14:00, 15:15 - 16:00

Families (7+)

Families
Fly Babies
Fly Babies

Learn how to spot flies and find out about the lifestyles and changing forms they take at different stages in their lives.

12:30, 14:30

Anyone

Anyone
Spirit Collection Tours
Spirit Collection Tours

See hidden treasures such as the giant squid or specimens collected by Charles Darwin.

13:15 - 13:45, 15:15 - 15:45, 16:15 - 16:45

Anyone

Anyone
Who do you think you really are? Interactive film
Who do you think you really are? Interactive film

Augmented reality brings extinct creatures to life in the studio in our interactive film about evolution.

15:30 - 16:20

Families (12+)

Families
Making David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive
Making David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive

Travel back in time with this behind the scenes film about David Attenborough's 3D masterpiece Natural History Museum Alive.

16:30 - 17:20