Ten great gift ideas


From action-packed sleepovers to dino-inspired stocking fillers, here are ten Museum gift ideas for everyone this festive season.

Treat someone to...

1. A killer evening

Do you know a budding detective? Push their crime-solving skills to the limit at Crime Scene Live and see if they have what it takes to catch a killer.

Various dates, £63

2. Dancing in the dark

Ring in 2020 at New Year's Eve: Creatures of the Night. If you know a special someone who likes to walk on the wild side, join us for DJs, nocturnal animal-themed activities and festivities at the Museum. 

31 December, £99

3. A giant stretch

Perfect for fitness fans. Connect with the natural world under the largest creature ever to have lived in Hintze Hall yoga, or stretch out in the moonlight in yoga classes under the Moon.

Various dates, £25-£28

4. Stocking fillers

From gifts for dino lovers to family games, threre's a ho-ho-whole lot of festive treats to choose from in the Museum's online shop.

5. A late-night boogie

Visitors choose a side as three DJs do battle over separate wireless channels, playing the best in pop, rock and party classics.

Various dates, £22

6. An unforgettable night for kids

Ever wonder what happens in the Museum when everyone's gone home? This action-packed night is not for the faint-hearted!

Various dates, £60

7. And for grown-ups

Grown-ups need to have fun, too! Treat a big kid to a Museum sleepover. There's a delicious three-course dinner before an evening packed with activities.

Various dates, £185

8. A gift to the natural world

A Museum gift membership supports our vital research. Members enjoy unlimited exhibition entry, queue jumping, discounts, access to the Anning Rooms and more.

From £73

9. Breathtaking photography

Open someone's eyes to the wonder and diversity of the natural world with a trip to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

Until 31 May 2020, from £8.25

10. An adventure on ice

Get your skates on at London's most enchanting ice rink before warming up with treats in the alpine-style Café Bar.

Until 12 January 2020, £8.80 - £39.60