What's on for kids this month

In the galleries

The temperamental T. rex in our popular Dinosaurs gallery and gigantic blue whale in our Mammals gallery are just two of our star attractions.

Earth's core exhibit

Don't miss the Volcanoes and Earthquakes gallery with its famous earthquake simulator.

More gallery highlights

Browse all family events

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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.

January highlights


WPY 2014 exhibition
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The WPY 2014 exhibition is now open. Book tickets.

Coral Reefs Catlin image
Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea

Plunge into spectacular seascapes and explore amazing coral reef communities. Opens March 2015.