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Animal Vision for families
Animal Vision for families

A fun show investigating a world only visible to certain animals.

20 February 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00
12 March 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00
30 March 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
6 April 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00
9 April 2016 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 14:00

  • Families Families (7+)
Bioarchaeology: Reading the Bones of Human History
Bioarchaeology: Reading the Bones of Human History

Join a Museum archaeologist and find out what she has discovered from excavating ancient human burial sites

14 February 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Adults Adults
Citizen Scientists
Citizen Scientists

Science is not just for the professionals. Find out how people power is transforming the way science is done.

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

  • Families Families (12+)
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef Dive
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef Dive

Go on a 3D virtual reality journey to explore the world's largest coral reef.

14 February 2016 11:30 - 11:50, 13:30 - 13:50, 15:30 - 15:50
15 February 2016 15:30 - 15:50
16 February 2016 11:00 - 11:20, 12:15 - 12:35, 13:45 - 14:05, 15:30 - 15:50
17 February 2016 11:00 - 11:20, 12:15 - 12:35, 13:45 - 14:05, 15:30 - 15:50
18 February 2016 11:00 - 11:20, 12:15 - 12:35, 13:45 - 14:05, 15:30 - 15:50
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  • Adults Adults
Human Evolution: Tunnelling into the Past
Human Evolution: Tunnelling into the Past

Hear from a museum scientist using DNA from ancient human bones to unlock the secrets of our evolutionary past.

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

  • Adults Adults
New Horizons: The Mission to Pluto
New Horizons: The Mission to Pluto

Talk to a Museum scientist and discover what the New Horizons mission to Pluto can tell us about the early solar system

19 February 2016 12:30 - 13:00

  • Adults Adults
New Horizons: To Pluto and Beyond
New Horizons: To Pluto and Beyond

Talk to a Museum scientist and NASA's Principal Investigator about the New Horizons mission to Pluto

19 February 2016 14:15 - 14:45

  • 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.

22 February 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:00
23 February 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:00
24 February 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:00
25 February 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:00
26 February 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15

  • Schools Schools (Key Stage 3)
Terrific Pterosaurs
Terrific Pterosaurs

See some amazing pterosaur fossils and find out what these long-extinct flying reptiles were really like.

20 February 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (7+)
The Birth of a Planet
The Birth of a Planet

Travel back billions of years to the beginning of our solar system.

13 March 2016 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

  • Families Families (12+)
The Blue Whale: Moving Nature's Giant (Update)
The Blue Whale: Moving Nature's Giant (Update)

Discover the challenge of moving our colossal blue whale skeleton to the Museum's central Hintze Hall.

21 February 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.

29 February 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:05
1 March 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:05
2 March 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:05
3 March 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15, 13:30 - 14:05
4 March 2016 10:30 - 11:15, 11:30 - 12:15, 12:30 - 13:15

  • Schools Schools (Key Stages 2-3)
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