Big Nature Day

Big Nature Day Everyone

Special event

Darwin Centre Courtyard

Wildlife Garden

Our annual nature fair and celebration of UK natural history and biodiversity is back.

Explore UK wildlife, meet experts who record and conserve nature, and find out why biodiversity is so crucial to us all.

Many of the special events and activities will take place outside in the Museum grounds but shelter will be provided.

Big Nature Day highlights:
- go on a ladybird hunt
- take a guided insect walk
- try your hand at pond dipping
- see specimens from the Museum's collection, including beetles, butterflies, fossils and bones
- meet 40 visiting UK natural history and conservation groups
- take part in our Orchid Observers citizen science survey
- bring in your UK wildlife finds for identification

Drop in to free Nature Live talks in the Darwin Centre's Attenborough Studio at 12.30 and 14.30.

And don't forget to visit the nearby Sensational Butterflies exhibition, where you can wander among free-flying moths and butterflies from around the world in our tropical butterfly house.

Big Nature Day is the Museum's annual celebration of the variety of nature, in recognition of the UN International Day of Biological Diversity.

23 May 2015 11:00 - 17:00

Getting here

Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD

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