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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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Families (7+)

Families
All Frogs Great and Small
All Frogs Great and Small

Join us as we take a look at frogs of different shapes and sizes from across the globe.

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

Families (7+)

Families
Animal Vision for families
Animal Vision for families

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

10 May 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 13:30 - 14:00
28 May 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00
14 June 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 13:30 - 14:00
12 July 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 13:30 - 14:00

Families (7+)

Families
Animal Vision for families (BSL)
Animal Vision for families (BSL)

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

10 May 2014 11:30 - 12:00
14 June 2014 11:30 - 12:00
12 July 2014 11:30 - 12:00

Families (7+)

Families
Beetlemania
Beetlemania

Join us as we get up close and personal with the most diverse group of animals on the planet - beetles.

25 April 2014 14:30 - 15:00
27 April 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Families (all ages)

Families
Carl Linnaeus
Carl Linnaeus

Meet Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus, he will share his idea for naming living things with you.

10 May 2014 11:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:30
19 July 2014 11:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:30

Families (all ages)

Families
Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Meet Charles Darwin, he will share his collection of beetles and tell you his famous theory of evolution.

21 June 2014 11:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:30

Anyone

Anyone
Cocoon
Cocoon

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

15 September 2009 - 15 September 2020

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.

27 April 2014 11:30 - 12:15, 13:15 - 14:00, 15:15 - 16:00
11 May 2014 11:30 - 12:15, 13:15 - 14:00, 15:15 - 16:00
18 May 2014 11:30 - 12:15, 13:15 - 14:00, 15:15 - 16:00
1 June 2014 11:30 - 12:15, 13:15 - 14:00, 15:15 - 16:00
8 June 2014 11:30 - 12:15, 13:15 - 14:00, 15:15 - 16:00
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Anyone

Anyone
Dino Snores
Dino Snores

Ever wondered what goes on at the Museum at night? Then come and sleep over. Suitable for children aged 7 - 11 years old.

10 May 2014 19:00
14 June 2014 19:00
11 July 2014 19:00
20 September 2014 19:00
3 October 2014 19:00

Families (all ages)

Families
Dorothea Bate
Dorothea Bate

Meet Dorothea Bate, a remarkable woman who wants to share with you her discoveries and experiences on remote islands.

26 April 2014 11:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:30
5 July 2014 11:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:30

Families (7+)

Families
Hands on Nature - Dinosaurs
Hands on Nature - Dinosaurs

Is it a dinosaur? Get up close and personal with real specimens to find out.

26 April 2014 14:00 - 17:00
24 July 2014 14:00 - 17:00

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.

21 April 2014 11:00
26 April 2014 11:00
27 April 2014 11:00
3 May 2014 11:00
4 May 2014 11:00

Anyone

Anyone
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2014
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2014

Head to the south coast to uncover fossils and meet Museum experts. This year's theme is citizen science.

2 May 2014 - 4 May 2014

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.

22 April 2014 16:30 - 17:20
24 April 2014 16:30 - 17:20
26 April 2014 16:30 - 17:20
1 May 2014 16:30 - 17:20
3 May 2014 16:30 - 17:20

Families (all ages)

Families
Mary Anning
Mary Anning

Meet Mary Anning, a pioneering fossil hunter from 19th century.

24 May 2014 11:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:30

Anyone

Anyone
Multimedia guides
Multimedia guides

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

28 November 2013 - 31 December 2023

Families (7-12)

Families
Pond Life
Pond Life

Discover the creatures living in the Museum pond with our Science educators.

24 May 2014 11:00 - 11:45
25 May 2014 11:00 - 11:45
31 May 2014 11:00 - 11:45
7 June 2014 11:00 - 11:45
21 June 2014 11:00 - 11:45

Families (under 7s)

Families
Puppets - Hungry Caterpillar and Frog Prince
Puppets - Hungry Caterpillar and Frog Prince

A lively storytelling with puppets based on amazing insights into the natural world.

27 April 2014 12:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 14:00
25 May 2014 12:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 14:00

Families (under 7s)

Families
Puppets - Little Mermaid and Tales from the Deep
Puppets - Little Mermaid and Tales from the Deep

Join the world of the deep blue sea with these two delightful stories set beneath the waves.

29 June 2014 12:00, 13:30
20 July 2014 12:00, 13:30

Families (all ages)

Families
Sir Hans Sloane
Sir Hans Sloane

Meet Sir Hans Sloane, he will share his experience of collecting plants and animals from overseas.

7 June 2014 11:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:30

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.

24 April 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
1 May 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
8 May 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
15 May 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
22 May 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00

Families (12+)

Families
Springing Into Life
Springing Into Life

Discover how important and busy this time of year is for wildlife.

9 May 2014 14:30 - 15:00
18 May 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Families (7+)

Families
Treasure of the Month - A Few of my Favourite Things...
Treasure of the Month - A Few of my Favourite Things...

We look after 70 million specimens here at the Museum. But can one of our scientists choose her favourites?

30 May 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 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.

21 April 2014 15:30 - 16:20
22 April 2014 15:30 - 16:20
23 April 2014 15:30 - 16:20
24 April 2014 15:30 - 16:20
25 April 2014 15:30 - 16:20