What's on

Find out what exhibitions and events are on at the Museum and online. 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The fifty-sixth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.

Explore some of the world's richest habitats, see fascinating animal behaviour and get to know some extraordinary species.

16 October 2020 - 6 June 2021

Events and activities at the Museum

Museum After Dark

Explore the Museum after hours this Halloween. Follow the one-off Terror Trail and experience the galleries when they are eerily quiet. There's the option to add entry to Wildlife Photographer of the Year to your ticket at a discounted rate.

30-31 October, 18.30-22.00
Adult: £10 or £22 with WPY
Member: £9 with option to include WPY

Yoga at the Museum

Find your zen with a unique series of yoga classes held in Hintze Hall hosted in collaboration with East of Eden.

Various dates from 15 November
Adult from £23, Member from £20.70

Visiting the Museum and not sure where to start?

Andy's clock

Waistcoat. Gizmo. Hat. Take me to the time of the dinosaurs! See the clock from the CBeebies shows Andy's Dinosaur Adventures and Andy's Prehistoric Adventures.

Free, in the Central Cafe

Wildlife Garden Explorers

Go on a small safari with a handy guide to the minibeasts that live in the Wildlife Garden and their habitats. Then, complete our leaf bingo by spotting fabulous foliage.

Free, no booking required

Online evening events

Lates Online

Grab a drink, turn on your computer, and join us for Lates Online on the last Friday of every month.

30 October from 19.30 GMT
Free, no ticket required

Spell Songs in Concert for the Urban Nature Project

Join us in supporting nature with this special evening of songs created to accompany The Lost Words and The Lost Spells books.

2 February 2021, 20.15-21.45 GMT

Special online events and activities

Family Festival: Autumn Adventurers

Discover more about the changes you might see in the animals, plants and fungi that live near you. Free, with a mix of online and Museum-based activities.

19 October - 1 November

Dawnosaurs Online

Dawnosaurs Online is a set of free, online activities aimed at children with neurodiverse conditions including autism and other sensory processing difficulties. 


Join us for Nature Drawing Club. You can draw, paint or sculpt - anything that shows off your artistic side. 

A new theme is announced every Friday afternoon on our social media channels.

Upcoming exhibitions

Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature

Discover where the real and wizarding worlds intertwine.

Details announced soon.