What's on at the Museum

Discover the Museum at night

Have a great night out with fabulous food, music and drink at our next Lates with MasterCard on 25 April.

Don’t miss the Cannibalism: What’s All the Fuss? debate at the April Lates.

Also visit the Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story exhibition open until 22.15.

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

Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies

Celebrate the arrival of spring at our popular outdoor butterfly exhibition, now open.

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.

Columbian mammoth
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants

They are coming... and they are mighty. Exhibition opens May 2014.

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Easter highlights