What's on

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

Exhibitions and displays

Our Broken Planet: How We Got Here and Ways to Fix It

This free, evolving display explores how humans have transformed the natural world. Through over 40 objects chosen by Museum scientists, we reveal the consequences of our actions and examine some of the solutions that could help mend our broken planet.

Until late summer 2022

John James Audubon and his Birds of America

This free display of engravings from John James Audubon's The Birds of America reaffirms why it continues to inspire artists, bird experts and conservationists alike.  

Now open in the Images of Nature gallery

Member events

These events are part of a series of unique talks, tours and viewings for our Members, Patrons, Supporters and Corporate Members only.

Members enjoy free entry to all exhibitions without needing to book, priority access and exclusive events.

Events at the Museum

February half-term: Operation Earth

Join us for Operation Earth, and help us explore Earth's environmental and climate challenges in our free half-term family activities.

Make your way to the Darwin Centre atrium in the Orange Zone and drop-in on games, shows and events, that inspire on the themes of climate, biodiversity and clean oceans.

14-20 February



Valentines at the Museum

Courting couples, solitary bees and flocks of friends. Join us after hours to explore all things love and relationships in the natural world.

12 and 14 February, 19.00-22.30

Adult: £35 Member: £31.50. Tickets on sale soon.

Out-of-hours Dinotours

Book a Dinotour with one of our knowledgeable tour guides to get up close and personal with the all the main characters in our world-famous Dinosaurs gallery.

45-minute tours from 9.00-9.45

Adults £30, Children £20, Members £27

Dino Snores for Kids

Our sleepover for kids aged 7-11 gives budding natural history bods the chance to discover the Museum after dark and get involved in fun educational activities.

Various dates.

Adults £65, children £65, Members £58.50

Dino Snores for Grown-ups

Come to a sleepover for grown-ups at one of London's most famous buildings and enjoy a night at the Museum featuring great entertainment, food and drink.

Various dates.

Adults £185, Members £166.50

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Spirit Collection

Go behind the scenes with our knowledgeable science educators for a look at the Museum's fascinating zoology collection preserved in spirit.

Various dates.

Adults £25, Members £22.50

Yoga at the Museum

Find your zen at the Museum with a unique series of yoga classes for a variety of experience levels hosted in collaboration with East of Eden.

Various dates.

Adults £35, Members £31.50 

Silent Disco

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

Don a headset and carry on the party into the night in the spectacular Hintze Hall.

Various dates.

Adults £25, Members £22.50

Adventure Babies

Join us at the Museum with your baby for a sensory storytelling class brought to you by award-winning Adventure Babies.

Every other Tuesday until 22 March.

£20 for an adult-child duo

Dawnosaurs: Relaxed Morning Visit

Dawnosaurs is an event for children with neurodiverse conditions (including autism and other sensory processing difficulties) to enjoy with their family, free from the hustle and bustle of the general public.

Various dates. Free, ticket required

Online events

Our Broken Planet: How We Got Here and Ways to Fix It 

Hear from diverse speakers from around the world as they discuss climate change, extinction, problems with plastic and so much more. The live events are recorded and can be watched at any time.

Virtual Yoga at the Museum

A unique yoga class broadcast from the iconic Hintze Hall.

Buy a ticket now, for either £5, £10 or £15, to receive a link to the recording. 

Nature Live Online

Nature Live Online is taking a short break while we plan what's in store for 2022. 

Until then, catch up on past events on our YouTube playlist.