Lates

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Food, drink, fossils - Lates at the Natural History Museum

With a different theme each month, Lates let you explore the Museum after hours.

See the world-famous collection, from dinosaurs and Neanderthals to meteorites and mammals, and relax with fabulous food and drink. Delve deeper at the pop-up science stations hosted by Museum scientists and experts throughout the Museum, and take a stroll through our special exhibitions.

Lates takes place on the last Friday of every month, except December.

Entry to the Museum is free, but you will need tickets for some of the activities and to visit special exhibitions.

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Fabulous food and drinks

Our bars serve a range of delicious refreshments, including cocktails, Prosecco, red and white wine, pale ale, lager and soft drinks. Head to The Kitchen in the Red Zone for hot meals. Just after a snack? Crackers and crisps can be purchased at the bars.

Members can enjoy discounts and a Members-only bar in the Images of Nature gallery from 19.00 - 21.45. Members will need to present their membership card and may bring one guest into the bar.


What's on this month

Join us this month for Science Uncovered, where you'll discover rare items from the Museum's collections, meet hundreds of experts and take part in interactive science stations, debates and behind-the-scenes tours.

Part of European Researchers' Night, our annual festival of science is free and offers you the chance to uncover the hidden worlds of nature: from the deepest depths of the oceans, to life in the dark, to the moon and planets out in space.

Lates will return in its regular format in October, so check back soon for more information on the exciting events we have planned.

  • 30 September 2016

What's on this month?

Join us this month for Science Uncovered, where you'll discover rare items from the Museum's collections, meet hundreds of experts and take part in interactive science stations, debates and behind-the-scenes tours.

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Upcoming Lates

  • 28 October 2016, 18.00 - 22.00
    Tickets available soon

  • 25 November 2016, 18.00 - 22.00
    Tickets available soon

Join us for Science Uncovered, our annual festival of science