Exhibitions and attractions

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

20 October 2017 - 28 May 2018

Explore the world's best nature photography.

  • Tickets: £7 - £38

Venom: Killer and cure

10 November 2017 - 13 May 2018

Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition.

  • Tickets: £5 - £25.50

Whales: Beneath the surface

14 July 2017 - 28 February 2018

Explore the extraordinary lives of whales in a major family exhibition.

  • Tickets: £7.50 - £11.50

Art of British Natural History

Explore the diverse wildlife of the British Isles and admire artworks of some of our most iconic species. Until 1 July 2018.

Free in our Images of Nature gallery.

Evening events

Crime Scene Live

Become a crime scene investigator for the night and work with the Museum's scientists to solve a murder.

Movie Nights at the Museum

Take a seat in Hintze Hall under Hope the blue whale, grab a drink or snack at the bar and settle in for Movie Nights at the Museum.

Dino Snores for Grown-ups

Enjoy a night of music, food, science and cinema at this sleepover for grown-ups.


The Museum comes alive at night. Explore our galleries, exhibitions and shops after hours and enjoy exciting late-night activities.

Dino Snores for Kids

Kids will explore, take part in fun activities and meet our T.rex hidden in the shadows.