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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.

11 December 2016 10:50 - 11:10, 13:10 - 13:30, 15:20 - 15:40
12 December 2016 14:35 - 14:55, 15:50 - 16:10
13 December 2016 14:35 - 14:55, 15:50 - 16:10
14 December 2016 14:35 - 14:55, 15:50 - 16:10
15 December 2016 14:35 - 14:55, 15:50 - 16:10
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  • Adults Adults
Eaten Alive
Eaten Alive

Hear from a Museum scientist about the wonders of parasitoid wasps

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

  • Families Families (12+)
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)
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 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
27 January 2017 10:30 - 11:05, 11:30 - 12:05, 12:30 - 13:05, 13:30 - 14:05

  • 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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