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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.

27 August 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15, 15:30 - 16:15
28 August 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15, 15:30 - 16:15
29 August 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15, 15:30 - 16:15
30 August 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15, 15:30 - 16:15
31 August 2016 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:15, 15:30 - 16:15
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  • Everyone Everyone
Cocoon gallery
Cocoon gallery

Schools (KS3, KS4, Post-16) Take your students on a journey through the Darwin Centre's stunning Cocoon.

4 January 2016 - 16 December 2016

  • Schools Schools (Key Stages 3-4)
Marvellous Moths of Madagascar
Marvellous Moths of Madagascar

Discover the many wonderful species of moth in Madagascar and find out more about the diversity of the island.

28 August 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Everyone Everyone
Members' Behind-the-Scenes Spirit Collection Tour
Members' Behind-the-Scenes Spirit Collection Tour

With our experts, Members get an extended behind the scenes look at the Museum's zoology collection preserved in spirit.

10 September 2016 15:30 - 16:30
28 September 2016 15:30 - 16:30

  • Everyone Everyone
One Eye on the Past
One Eye on the Past

Find out about the ancient world of the trilobites.

4 September 2016 12:30, 14:30

  • Adults Adults
Preparing the Carpological Collection
Preparing the Carpological Collection

See our scientists and volunteers in action in the Specimen Preparation Area of the Darwin Centre Cocoon.

30 August 2016 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
6 September 2016 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
13 September 2016 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
27 September 2016 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00
4 October 2016 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00

  • Everyone Everyone
Sea Shells: Jewels of the Reef
Sea Shells: Jewels of the Reef

Discover the amazing shells found on coral reefs, from the giant clam to the colourful cowries.

27 August 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Adults Adults
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