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Friday 4 September 2015

Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea

Immerse yourself in the underwater world of tropical reefs and meet the inhabitants of these richly diverse habitats.

  • Everyone Everyone
Sensational Butterflies exhibition
Sensational Butterflies exhibition

Step inside a tropical world of caterpillars, chrysalises and hundreds of fluttering moths and butterflies.

  • Families Families (all ages)
Mapping a Nation exhibition
Mapping a Nation exhibition

See how William Smith created Britain's first geological map in the Museum's Mapping a Nation exhibition.

  • Everyone Everyone
David Attenborough's First Life VR experience
David Attenborough's First Life VR experience

Journey back in time with David Attenborough and dive into Earth's ancient oceans.

11:15 - 11:30, 13:30 - 13:45, 15:30 - 15:45

  • Adults Adults
Crime Scene Live-September
Crime Scene Live-September

Do you have what it takes to catch a killer? Find out in our interactive forensics event.

18:30 - 22:00

  • Adults Adults
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)
Family Explorer Backpacks
Family Explorer Backpacks

Families can explore the galleries together with a passport, binoculars and activity book.

  • Families Families (under 7s)
Inspiring the Next Generation of UK Wildlife Experts
Inspiring the Next Generation of UK Wildlife Experts

Meet a team of scientists dedicated to documenting and monitoring UK wildlife, and enthusing others.

14:30 - 15:00

  • Adults Adults
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