Take part

Identify nature

Found an animal, plant or fossil that you'd like to identify? Get help from our Museum scientists, identification guides and apps.

Dippy's Naturenauts

Become a naturenaut by exploring nature with Dippy.

Citizen science

Contribute to scientific research at the Museum. Take part in a wildlife survey, collect samples and data, or help us from the comfort of your home by taking part in a digital project.


Volunteers can get involved in all areas of the Museum, from public galleries to behind-the-scenes collections. Find out about current opportunities.

Centre for UK Biodiversity

Develop your natural history skills and interests with the help of our staff, facilities and resources.

Wildlife identification training

The Angela Marmont Centre offers a range of training to help build wildlife identification and recording skills in UK wildlife.

Contribute to our citizen science projects

Dippy on Tour

The Museum's famous Diplodocus cast is on a UK tour.

Find out the many ways you can join Dippy on his natural history adventure.