All exhibitions and events for
21 September 2014
21 September 2014
At the Natural History Museum we have a variety of activities and events that run every day.
Relive the dramatic story of prehistoric Britain, its people and changing landscapes in this major exhibition.
Take a walk along the coast and help us monitor the effects of climate change and invasive species on the UK's seaweeds.
Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.
Take a self-guided tour in the futuristic Cocoon and explore our insect and plant specimen collections and latest research.
Come and learn to weave a wall hanging or a seat mat on a peg loom using natural and plant-dyed fleece.
10:00 - 16:00
Families (all ages)
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 - 17:00
Is it a dinosaur? Get up close and personal with real specimens to find out.
11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
See hidden treasures such as the giant squid or specimens collected by Charles Darwin.
11:45 - 12:15, 13:15 - 13:45, 15:15 - 15:45, 16:15 - 16:45
What is a museum herbarium? Come and meet a Museum curator who looks after some of the plants we keep there.
Augmented reality brings extinct creatures to life in the studio in our interactive film about evolution.
15:30 - 16:20
This fascinating 15-minute documentary marks key breathroughs in wildlife film-making over the past 100 years.
16:30 - 16:45
Find out about Britain's foremost naturalist and broadcaster featuring some of the best loved clips from his TV series.
16:50 - 17:05
Experience what it's like to be an animal on the African Plain, in the ocean, and at the Arctic and Antarctic Poles.
17:10 - 17:25