Behind the Scenes: Voyages of Discovery

Event information

Event type: tour, behind-the-scenes

Location: Behind the scenes

Ticket prices:

Adult: £10

All events are cancelled until 31 May

Ticket holders for these events will be contacted to rebook or refund. For any enquiries, please contact us

Step behind the scenes to see the world-renowned bird collection including historic specimens linked to Darwin, Wallace and Shackleton.

Discover the different types of scientific collections, and how they are prepared, conserved and used by researchers from around the world.

The tour is themed around voyages of discovery. Get the rare chance to look at historical specimens and hear about the great lengths explorers took for science.  

Photo ID required. Advance booking required.

Event dates
25 June 2020 11.00-12.00

How to book

Bookings open on 21 February.

For information and tickets call 020 7942 6163. Lines are open Monday-Friday, 10.00-16.00.

Book advance tickets until 16.00 the day before the event. On the day, remaining tickets can be bought in the shop.

Telephone bookings can only be made with a debit or credit card.