What's on

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

Beetlemania
Beetlemania

Join us as we get up close and personal with the most diverse group of animals on the planet - beetles.

22 January 2017 12:30 - 13:00, 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.

30 January 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
31 January 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
1 February 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
2 February 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
3 February 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
  More dates . . .

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 2)
From the Ground to the Gallery
From the Ground to the Gallery

Meet Museum Fossil Preparator Mark Graham to discover the different ways he prepares fossils for both research and display.

29 January 2017 12:30, 14:30

  • Families Families (7+)
Miniature Lives Magnified
Miniature Lives Magnified

Discover how our scientists are studying tiny insects barely visible to the naked eye.

20 January 2017 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.

19 January 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
20 January 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00
6 February 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
7 February 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
8 February 2017 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 3)
Teeming Tropical Forest Floors
Teeming Tropical Forest Floors

Discover what it takes to be an ecologist in a tropical rainforest and make sense of all the diversity.

27 January 2017 14:30

  • Families Families (7+)
The Variety Show
The Variety Show

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

23 January 2017 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
24 January 2017 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
25 January 2017 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
26 January 2017 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05
27 January 2017 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05

  • Schools Schools (Key Stages 2-3)
Treasures in the Deep
Treasures in the Deep

Join Museum scientists to discover what can be found in the deep - including many new species.

28 January 2017 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (7+)
Keyword search
Filters
Display by