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

A Curious Collection
A Curious Collection

Meet a curator of Mammals and explore some of the discoveries made in the collection.

17 December 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (7+)
Bonobos: Cousins in the Congo
Bonobos: Cousins in the Congo

Meet a scientist studying one of our closest relatives and find out about their intriguing behaviour.

11 December 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (7+)
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.

3 December 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 13:10 - 13:30, 15:20 - 15:40
4 December 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 13:10 - 13:30, 15:20 - 15:40
5 December 2016 14:35 - 14:55, 15:50 - 16:10
6 December 2016 14:35 - 14:55, 15:50 - 16:10
7 December 2016 14:35 - 14:55, 15:50 - 16:10
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  • Adults Adults
Dippy: This is Your Life
Dippy: This is Your Life

Find out more about the Museum's most famous specimen.

9 December 2016 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (7+)
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.

12 December 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
13 December 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
14 December 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
15 December 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
16 December 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 2)
Going Underground
Going Underground

Join us to find out about caves, why they form, the secrets they hold and what it's like to explore them.

10 December 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (7+)
Nature's Ultimate Predator
Nature's Ultimate Predator

Sharks have a fierce reputation but is it truly deserved? Meet the curator to find out.

4 December 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (7+)
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.

16 January 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
17 January 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
18 January 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
19 January 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
20 January 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 3)
The Blue Whale: Moving Nature's Giant (Update)
The Blue Whale: Moving Nature's Giant (Update)

Find out about the challenge of moving the Museum's blue whale skeleton from the Mammals gallery to the Hintze Hall.

3 December 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (12+)
The Variety Show
The Variety Show

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

5 December 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
6 December 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
7 December 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
8 December 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05
9 December 2016 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05

  • Schools Schools (Key Stages 2-3)
Winter wonderland: Snow fleas and reindeer flies
Winter wonderland: Snow fleas and reindeer flies

Meet some festive creepy crawlies and hear about their peculiar strategies of coping with winter.

23 December 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00
30 December 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (7+)
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