327A After Hours | Natural History Museum

After Hours

Forensic science, expert talks, sleepovers and more - join in night-time events for adults at the Museum.

At our After Hours events you can also explore the collections and exhibitions by night, chat to scientists and enjoy tempting food and drink.

Book your night at the Museum today.

New Year's Eve Ball: Last Dance with Dippy

Get your glad rags on and dance the night away this New Year's Eve with Guilty Pleasures DJs, as we say a final farewell to Dippy the Diplodocus in Hintze hall.

You'll be able to explore the Dinosaurs gallery, request your favourite song, have your face painted and ring in the new year in the stunning surroundings of Hintze Hall.

Start you night in style by upgrading your ticket to include a three-course dinner and VIP reception before the party.

  • 31 December, 20.00 - 01.00

Dino Snores for Grown-ups

Pull an all-nighter at the Museum.

Join a sleepover at one of London’s most iconic buildings, with exciting entertainment and a delectable dinner.


  • Tickets: £162 - £180

Crime Scene Live

Do you have what it takes to catch a killer?

Combining crime fiction with real science, this event gives you the chance to suit up and join the experts to solve a murder mystery.


  • Tickets: £54 - £60


The Natural History Museum comes to life after dark.

Night owls can explore our galleries, exhibitions and shops after hours, and enjoy expert-led talks and events at Lates.

  • Free entry
    Special events:
    £10 - £30

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