Gallery announcements

Investigate

Our hands-on science centre Investigate will be closed Monday to Friday, up to and including 16 September. It will be open as normal on Saturdays and Sundays.

Hintze Hall closures

Between now and the summer of 2017, Hintze Hall will be reimagined to lay bare the relationship between humans and the natural world. During the redisplay, some areas of the hall will close to the public and some specimens will be temporarily taken off view.

The first floor balcony will be closed from 11 April 2016 to 31 October 2016.

The ground floor will be closed from January to summer 2017. In the period leading up to these closures, some specimens may be taken off view in preparation for further works. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during these closures.

Ecology gallery

The Ecology gallery will be closed from 29 February to be transformed into a new home for the Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, which will open on 21 October 2016.

Investigate centre

The Investigate centre is closed for maintenance on the last Thursday of each month from 14.30, except during school holidays. For more information call the bookings office on +44 (0)20 7942 5555.