Exhibitions and attractions

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Opens 20 October 2017

Explore the world's best nature photography.

  • Tickets: £7 - £34.50

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


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

Crime Scene Live

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

Dino Snores for Grown-ups

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

Dino Snores for Kids

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

New Year's Eve: Under the Sea

Dance the night away under our blue whale and ring in 2018 at the Museum's underwater-themed New Year’s Eve party.

After-school Club for Grown Ups

Channel your inner schoolchild. Complete house games, explore the inflatable planetarium and dance yourself silly.