What's on at the Museum

Discover the Museum at night

Exclusive: Britain and Beyond: One Million Years of the Human Story discussion event 25 July.

Mars and Meteorites event

Have a great night out with fabulous food, music and drink at our next Lates with MasterCard. And visit our exhibitions until 22.15.

Coming soon: Mars and Meteorites expert-led talks at Night Safari with MasterCard.

Explore the galleries

Guy the gorilla

Enjoy free daytime activities, exciting gallery experiences, and world-renowned specimen collections on your visit.

Get close to Guy the gorilla in Treasures.

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Here are some suggestions for your visit.

Blaschka glass sculpture of a radiolarian in the Treasures Cadogan Gallery
Gallery highlights

Discover all the bits no visitor wants to miss! Galleries are free, except for temporary exhibitions.

Blue whale
Gallery announcements

Find out about any gallery closures and keep up to date with gallery news.

The Darwin Centre's lower ground floor
Darwin Centre

Go on the Cocoon tour. Discover incredible specimens and see scientists at work.

Children examining a dinosaur skeleton
Daytime events and activities

Choose from talks, tours, Explorer backpacks, or get hands-on in the Investigate centre.

Museum floorplan
Floor Plans

View and print out maps to help plan your visit to the Museum.

Look forward to special days and nights out at the Museum
Coming soon

Get a taste of the exhibitions and events coming up in 2014.

Temporary exhibitions and attractions

Mammoths graphic design
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants

The mammoths have arrived. Come and meet these ice age giants in our newly opened exhibition.

Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies

Celebrate summer in our outdoor butterfly exhibition, full of free-flying tropical butterflies.

Britain One Million Years of the Human Story exhibition image
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story

Meet the great, great, great Britons and uncover archaeological treasures.

Book tickets

July highlights