What's on for kids this month

In the galleries

Book free advance tickets to visit our Dinosaurs gallery in the Easter school holidays, 5- 27 April.

But the dinosaurs and gigantic blue whale are just some of our star attractions.

Earth's core exhibit

Don't miss the newly-opened Volcanoes and Earthquakes gallery with its famous earthquake simulator back in action.

More gallery highlights

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Tips for enjoying the Museum

Read our Parents’ survival guide to find handy hints about the Museum and our free gallery extras like Explorer backpacks. Check the Floor Plans to find out what's where. 

Blue finch
Can't make it to the Museum?

We've got lots of fun and games for kids to do at home, like making a bird feeder, working at an ice station in Antarctica and becoming a Dinosaur defender.

Easter highlights


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.