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

Saturday 6 February 2016

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015-16
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015-16

A stunning showcase of the very best nature photography, revealing the beauty and diversity of life on Earth.

  • Everyone Everyone
Bauer Brothers art exhibition
Bauer Brothers art exhibition

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

  • Everyone Everyone
Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System

Embark on a journey through space with this photographic exhibition by Michael Benson, featuring original music by Brian Eno.

  • Everyone Everyone
Dino Snores for Grown-ups - February
Dino Snores for Grown-ups - February

Sleep at the Museum and enjoy a night of music, food, science, art and cinema.

  • Adults Adults
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
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)
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.

11:00 - 17:00

  • 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

  • Everyone Everyone
The Corals Collection: Star Specimens
The Corals Collection: Star Specimens

Discover the beautiful corals and intricate sea fans housed in the Museum's extensive and historic collection.

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

  • Adults Adults
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