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Meet experts, handle specimens and see what goes on behind the scenes.

Saturday 28 May 2016

Bauer Brothers art exhibition
Bauer Brothers art exhibition

Admire exquisite and historic artworks by two masters of scientific illustration.

  • Everyone Everyone
Sensational Butterflies exhibition
Sensational Butterflies exhibition

See more butterflies than ever before and learn fascinating facts about their lives in our tropical butterfly house.

  • Families Families (all ages)
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef Dive
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef Dive

Go on a 3D virtual reality journey to explore the world's largest coral reef.

11:30 - 11:50, 13:30 - 13:50, 15:30 - 15:50

  • Adults Adults
Royal Parks' Bioblitz
Royal Parks' Bioblitz

Take part in a 24-hour race against the clock to uncover the weird and wonderful plants and animals in Brompton Cemetery.

17:00 - 17:00

  • Everyone Everyone
Cocoon gallery
Cocoon gallery

Schools (KS3, KS4, Post-16) Take your students on a journey through the Darwin Centre's stunning Cocoon.

  • Schools Schools (Key Stages 3-4)
Behind-the-Scenes Spirit Collection Tour
Behind-the-Scenes Spirit Collection Tour

Join our expert science educators for a behind the scenes look at the Museum's fascinating zoology spirit collection.

11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15, 15:30 - 16:15

  • Everyone Everyone
Investigate for families
Investigate for families

Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre. Centre closes at 17:00. Last entry is at 16.30.

11:30

  • Families Families (all ages)
A Journey Through The Microverse
A Journey Through The Microverse

Discover which microorganisms can be found in our built environments and how they support and interact within our ecosystem.

12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Adults Adults
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