Behind-the-Scenes Spirit Collection Tour

Behind-the-Scenes Spirit Collection Tour Everyone

Tour

Darwin Centre

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

Tickets £10. No concessions.

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Hidden treasures

As we explore some of the Darwin Centre’s 27 kilometres of shelves, you’ll encounter numerous treasures hidden among the 22 million animal specimens housed here.

You’ll meet Archie, our 8.62-metre-long giant squid, view specimens collected by Charles Darwin himself and learn more about our cutting-edge research.


Event information

The tour is suitable for adults and children over eight years old. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Bags are not allowed on the tours but there is free use of the cloakroom with your tour ticket.

If you'll be using a wheelchair on this tour, please let us know in advance so we can arrange for an extra member of staff to be available.

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25 June 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15, 15:30 - 16:15
26 June 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15, 15:30 - 16:15
27 June 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15
28 June 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15
29 June 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15
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Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD

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