Discover our world though film, from the search for life on other planets to the challenges facing Earth today.

See exclusive content from our headlining exhibitions, discover surprising science facts and stories from our scientists, or follow one of our craft tutorials. We're bringing the Museum to you.

Crafts and activities

By following our quick and simple guides, you could find out how to attract more wildlife to your garden or even discover how to become a palaeoartist.

Surprising science

From bizarre underwater relationships to the regional accents of pigeons, there is plenty about our planet and the universe beyond it that still surprises us. Uncover the oddities of our world. 

Why does rain smell?

Explore the world in 360°

Go on a fossil hunting adventure on the Jurassic Coast or take a look out at the ice sheets of Antarctica through these 360° films.


Dinosaurs roamed Earth for around 180 million years, before dying out 66 million years ago. Learn how these giant reptiles of the Mesozoic Era dominated their world and how their feathered descendants still live among us today.

British wildlife

The British Isles are home to a huge variety of plants and animals. From the countryside to towns and cities, discover the wildlife on your doorstep.


The natural world extends far beyond Earth's stratosphere. We've gazed at the stars and our solar system for millennia, but there is still much of the cosmos that we have yet to understand. 


The ocean is the last great unexplored wilderness. These watery worlds are home to an abundance of life. From colourful reefs and kelp forests to the mysteries of the deep sea - explore the world beneath the waves.  

Human evolution

Trace the evolutionary history of humans and discover the research into our past, our future and what makes us human.


The Museum houses over 80 million specimens, including meteorites, dinosaur bones and even a giant squid. Hear behind-the-scenes stories about unusual finds, wonders on display and our experts tending to the scientifically important specimens in their care.