The LEGO® Group and the Natural History Museum

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Event information

Event type: workshop, drop-in

Location: Waterhouse Gallery and Zoology spirit building

Ticket prices:

Free, no ticket required

This summer, budding space scientists can explore what life might look like on different planets and create a Mars rover in two LEGO® building events. 

LEGO® Life Forms

Explore distant worlds and imagine life throughout the galaxy with LEGO® Life Forms, a fun, playful activity for the whole family. 

Unleash your imagination, build a LEGO life form and discover how creatures are adapted to different environments.

  • Frozen oceans - Jupiter's moon Europa
  • Deserts - Proxima Centauri b exoplanet
  • Rocky mountains - TRAPPIST-1e exoplanet
  • Volcanoes - Jupiter's moon Io

Event location:

Waterhouse Gallery

Event times:

Daily, 11.00-16.00, drop-in
Free, no ticket required

Suitable for ages 7+

This activity has been created in partnership with the LEGO Group.

LEGO Mars rover

Mission to Mars: LEGO® Explorers Workshop for families

Discover how to build and code a Martian rover using LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 robotics sets and test your model on a large-scale replica of the surface of Mars in this family workshop.

Space scientists at the Museum are involved in real-life Mars rover missions, so how do they study a planet that is millions of miles away?

Find out more about how they are solving the challenges of space exploration and see how your own rover performs on the red planet. 

Workshop locations:

27 July - 3 August: Waterhouse Gallery
4 - 11 August: Zoology spirit building

Workshop times:

Saturdays and Sundays: 11.30-12.30 and 15.30-16.30
Tuedays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 11.30-12.30, 13.30-14.30 and 15.30-16.30

Limited spaces; first come, first served

Suitable for ages 7+

This activity has been created in partnership with the LEGO Group and LEGO Education Partner, Raising Robots.

Tiny Space Explorers

Using footage from the Royal Observatory Greenwich and vibrant space-inspired imagery, this unique experience will stimulate children's senses and ignite their curiosity about outer space. You will be immersed in this cosmic vision-scape for 20 minutes.

5-9 August
Tickets: £5 Member: £4.50
Also in the Waterhouse Gallery

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