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Comedy Show: The Wunderkammer at the Museum - August
Comedy Show: The Wunderkammer at the Museum - August

See the funny side of real party animals with improvised comedy from The Wunderkammer.

26 August 2016 18:45 - 20:00, 20:30 - 21:45

  • Adults Adults
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.

24 August 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 12:20 - 12:40, 14:30 - 14:50, 15:50 - 16:10
25 August 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 12:20 - 12:40, 14:30 - 14:50, 15:50 - 16:10
26 August 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 13:10 - 13:30, 15:20 - 15:40
27 August 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 13:10 - 13:30, 15:20 - 15:40
28 August 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 13:10 - 13:30, 15:20 - 15:40
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  • Adults Adults
Emergency! Earthquakes and Volcanoes Show
Emergency! Earthquakes and Volcanoes Show

School event (KS2) Transform into scientists to save a town from geological catastrophe in this action-packed show.

10 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
11 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
12 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
13 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
14 October 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 2)
Inspiring the Next Generation of UK Wildlife Experts
Inspiring the Next Generation of UK Wildlife Experts

Meet the Museum's team of identification trainers.

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

  • Adults Adults
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
Rocks the House - Earth Science Show
Rocks the House - Earth Science Show

School event (KS3) Volcanoes and earthquakes take centre stage in this action-packed show.

26 September 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
27 September 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
28 September 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
29 September 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
30 September 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 3)
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
The Variety Show
The Variety Show

Schools (KS2, KS3) Encounter the Museum's largest, smallest and possibly most beautiful specimens.

19 September 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
20 September 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
21 September 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
22 September 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
23 September 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05

  • Schools Schools (Key Stages 2-3)
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