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.

After-school Club for Grown-ups and Silent School Disco

Relive your childhood at the Museum's After-school Club for Grown-ups.

Join us for an evening of retro fun for grown-ups as night descends on the Natural History Museum.

  • Tickets: £21.50 - 48

The Dinosaur Season

Join us for a range of exciting, dinosaur-themed events, from film screenings and discos to science talks and sleepovers, there's sure to be something for everyone to enjoy.

Finishing the Dinosaur Season in style, our New Year's Eve Ball will be your chance to have one last dance with Dippy the Diplodocus, before it heads off on tour in 2017.

  • 14 October - 31 December


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

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

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