Gallery announcements

Charles Darwin statue

Closed galleries:

  • Human Biology
  • Treasures
  • The Vault
  • Investigate
  • Marine Invertebrates
  • The Cocoon
  • The Attenborough Studio

Find out which galleries, cafes and shops are open.


The Red Zone lift is closed until March 2021 while we undergo an essential refurbishment. The Volcanoes and Earthquakes, From the Beginning, Restless Surface and Earth's Treasury galleries can be accessed via the escalator and stairs only. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.  

For more information about accessing the Museum:

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Find out how to get around with the Museum map. There are four zones to discover.