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

Sunday 31 July 2016

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)
Bauer Brothers art exhibition
Bauer Brothers art exhibition

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

  • Everyone Everyone
Colour and Vision exhibition
Colour and Vision exhibition

Experience the eye-opening story that created our colourful world.

  • Everyone Everyone
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef Dive
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef Dive

Set sail on a virtual reality journey to the underwater world of the planet's largest coral reef with Sir David Attenborough.

10:50 - 11:10, 13:10 - 13:30, 15:20 - 15:40

  • 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)
Pond Life
Pond Life

Discover the creatures living in the Museum pond with our Science educators.

11:00 - 11:45, 12:00 - 12:45, 13:00 - 13:45, 15:00 - 15:45

  • Families Families (7-12)
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)
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
Puppets - Little Mermaid and Tales from the Deep
Puppets - Little Mermaid and Tales from the Deep

Join the world of the deep blue sea with these two delightful stories set beneath the waves.

12:00, 13:30

  • Families Families (under 7s)
The Longest Journey
The Longest Journey

Find out what motivates butterflies to migrate and how they're adapted to make the journey.

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

  • Families Families (12+)
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