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Families (7+)

Families
Animal Vision for families
Animal Vision for families

A fun show investigating a world only visible to certain animals.

29 October 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
8 November 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00
13 December 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00

Families (12+)

Families
Antarctica:  The Frozen Continent
Antarctica: The Frozen Continent

What is it like to live and work in one of the most remote places on Earth and why do scientists want to go there?

30 October 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Families (12+)

Families
Behind the Lens: Wildlife Photographers
Behind the Lens: Wildlife Photographers

Some of the world's leading wildlife photographers share their experiences and techniques.

24 October 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00
25 October 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00
26 October 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Families (7+)

Families
Behind the Scenes: The General Herbarium
Behind the Scenes: The General Herbarium

Join us for a live video link deep into the heart of the Museum's collections.

29 October 2014 14:30 - 15:00

Families (7+)

Families
Brachiopods: Ancient Sea Shells
Brachiopods: Ancient Sea Shells

Explore the different shapes, sizes and lifestyles of these curious sea creatures.

28 October 2014 12:30, 14:30

Anyone

Anyone
Cocoon
Cocoon

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

24 October 2014
25 October 2014
26 October 2014
27 October 2014
28 October 2014
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Anyone

Anyone
David Attenborough: Life on Camera
David Attenborough: Life on Camera

Find out about Britain's foremost naturalist and broadcaster featuring some of the best loved clips from his TV series.

24 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05
25 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05
26 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05
27 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05
28 October 2014 16:50 - 17:05

Families (7+)

Families
Meteorites Uncovered
Meteorites Uncovered

Meet a Museum scientist who uses CT scanning to look inside the meteorites in our collection.

27 October 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Anyone

Anyone
Nature Through the Lens
Nature Through the Lens

This fascinating 15-minute documentary marks key breathroughs in wildlife film-making over the past 100 years.

24 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45
25 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45
26 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45
27 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45
28 October 2014 16:30 - 16:45

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.

30 October 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
6 November 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
13 November 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
20 November 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
27 November 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00

Anyone

Anyone
Specimen Preparation Area in Action: Soil Biodiversity
Specimen Preparation Area in Action: Soil Biodiversity

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

8 November 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
6 December 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00

Anyone

Anyone
Spirit Collection Tour (BSL)
Spirit Collection Tour (BSL)

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

8 November 2014 15:15 - 15:45
13 December 2014 15:15 - 15:45

Anyone

Anyone
Spirit Collection Tours
Spirit Collection Tours

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

24 October 2014 10:40 - 11:10, 11:40 - 12:10, 12:40 - 13:10
25 October 2014 11:45 - 12:15, 13:15 - 13:45, 15:15 - 15:45, 16:15 - 16:45
26 October 2014 11:45 - 12:15, 13:15 - 13:45, 15:15 - 15:45, 16:15 - 16:45
27 October 2014 11:45 - 12:15, 13:15 - 13:45, 15:15 - 15:45, 16:15 - 16:45
28 October 2014 11:45 - 12:15, 13:15 - 13:45, 15:15 - 15:45, 16:15 - 16:45

Anyone

Anyone
Spirit Collection Tours - Extended
Spirit Collection Tours - Extended

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

24 October 2014 13:30 - 14:20
3 November 2014 13:30 - 14:20
4 November 2014 13:30 - 14:20
5 November 2014 13:30 - 14:20
6 November 2014 13:30 - 14:20

Families (7+)

Families
The Plants That Bite Back
The Plants That Bite Back

Join us as we look at the different ways carnivorous plants catch their food, and discover the ones growing wild in Britain.

31 October 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Adults

Adults
Treasures: Hans Sloane's Nautilus Shell
Treasures: Hans Sloane's Nautilus Shell

Explore an object from the Treasures gallery with a Museum scientist.

13 November 2014 14:30 - 15:00

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.

24 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20
25 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20
26 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20
27 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20
28 October 2014 15:30 - 16:20

Anyone

Anyone
Wildscapes
Wildscapes

Experience what it's like to be an animal on the African Plain, in the ocean, and at the Arctic and Antarctic Poles.

24 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25
25 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25
26 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25
27 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25
28 October 2014 17:10 - 17:25