What's on

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

Exhibitions and displays

Titanosaur: Life as the Biggest Dinosaur

Step into the world of the magnificent titanosaur Patagotitan mayorum - one of the largest creatures to have ever walked the earth. 

You’ll learn how Patagotitan mayorum stayed safe, found food and kept cool as you follow its journey from tiny egg to towering head and shoulders above other Cretaceous critters. 

Open now

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Explore the natural world in all its fragility and diversity at the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, where 100 powerful photographs tell the story of a planet under pressure.

Opening 13 October

The Polar Silk Road

Discover the Arctic through the photography of Gregor Sailer and explore the existing, potential, and unexpected impact that warming temperatures will have in this once pristine region. 

Open now

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.  

Open now

Free events

Women in Science Tour

Take a guided tour of the first floor Hintze Hall balconies and the Minerals gallery, and discover the fascinating work of women scientists past and present.

Hear the gripping histories of several women scientists across history including some who've worked at the Museum. 

Various dates.

Free, tickets recommended.

Women in Science Tour: Space

Discover the fascinating work of women scientists - past and present - who have focused on space, meteorites and planetary materials.

Encounter numerous treasures such as meteorites and learn more about the Museum’s displays and our cutting-edge science.

Various dates.

Free, tickets recommended.

Women in Science Tour: Palaeontology

Discover the fascinating work of female palaeontologists on this tour of the Museum's first-floor balconies, where you'll encounter numerous treasures and develop your understanding of fossils and ancient life.

Learn about the research of female palaeontologists past and present, including some who've worked at the Museum.

Various dates. 

Free, walk-ups accepted subject to capacity.

Women in Science Tour: Women of Colour

To celebrate Black History Month join us for our Women in Science: Women of Colour tour. Learn about their inspirational work and how they contributed to our understanding of life on Earth and beyond.

Tuesday 10 October

13.30-14.05 and 14.30-15.05

Free, tickets recommended 

Accessible Morning Visits to Titanosaur: Life as the Biggest Dinosaur

Disabled visitors can see our newest exhibition Titanosaur: Life as the Biggest Dinosaur away from daytime crowds.

10.00-10.45 every other Wednesday

Disabled person: £12.95
Companion ticket: Free
Extra adult: £16
Extra child: £9

Lates: Fashion (r)Evolution

Are you wild about fashion, but know it’s important it doesn’t cost the Earth? Join us for an evening exploring the relationship between fashion and the natural world. 

Friday 20 October


Free, booking required

Explorers Family Festival: Black Natural History

Celebrate the Black natural historians of the past, present and future. Hear Black scientists discuss their mission to achieve environmental and climate justice.

Sunday 8 October


Across the museum

Free, booking recommended

Dawnosaurs: Relaxed Morning Visit

Enjoy an early morning visit to the Museum, free from the hustle and bustle of the general public. Visitors have access to a wide range of galleries and activities, supported by experienced, autism-aware facilitators.

4 November 2023 (Building the natural world theme)


Free, ticket required

Art of Science Highlights Tour

Take a short, guided tour of our Images of Nature gallery and see some of our most treasured artworks and archive items. Our knowledgeable guides will explore the stories behind each exhibit and discuss how big issues relating to biodiversity and the environment can be addressed through art.

Suitable for ages 7+. 

Various dates


Free, booking reccomended

Guided tours

Secrets of the Natural History Museum

Join us for a special tour as we look at the fascinating stories hidden within the architecture of our iconic building. 

Various dates


Adult: £15, Members: £12
Child: £12, Members: £9.60

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Tour

Discover powerful photography

Get behind the lens of some of the world's best wildlife photographers with this new Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition tour.

Various dates


Adult: £30, Members: £15
Child: £24, Members: £12

Ticket price includes exhibition entry.

Museum Highlights Tour

Join us for an hour-long tour of our most iconic specimens, from the world’s most complete fossil stegosaur to an infamous gorilla, don’t miss your chance to get to know our best of the best. 

Various dates and times

Adult: £15, Members: £12
Child: £12, Members: £9.60

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.

Adult: £25, Members: £22.50

Out of Hours Titano Tours

Make the most of your visit and roam our newest exhibition, and the world famous Dinosaur gallery, before it opens to the public.

Various dates


Adult: £25, Child: £17, Members: £22.50

Paid events

New Years Eve: The Four Elements

Following last years’ sell-out event, our New Year’s Eve party is back, so come make natural history with us as we celebrate the arrival of 2024.

Sunday 31 December 2023


Early bird tickets 

Adult: £110, Members: £99

T. Rex show with Teach Rex

Calling all dinosaur fans! Join us this October half term at our T. Rex show with Teach Rex. 

Tuesday 24 October 2023

Various times

Adult: £10, Child: £10, Members: £9

Jurassic Encounters: Animal Show

Delve into the Jurassic and meet the modern-day relatives of the animals that lived alongside Dippy in this fantastic animal handling show.

Wednesday 25 October

Various times

Adult: £8, Child: £8, Members: £7.20

Prehistoric Planet Trail

Join us this summer for an adventure like no other as you take on the challenge of our Prehistoric Planet Trail. Join us this half-term and see if you can find all six dinosaur eggs hidden around the Museum.

Saturday 21 to Sunday 29 October


Adult: £2.50, Child: £2.50

Dig Deeper

Delve into our pioneering projects and find out more about our collections as we celebrate and showcase the world-leading scientific research we carry out here at the Museum.

Various dates


Onsite - Members: £15, Non-Members: £25

Online - Free for our Members and Supporters, Non-Members: £5

Halloween at the Museum

Calling all fright night fans and museum lovers, join us after hours this Halloween to explore our spooky side. Don your best fancy dress, bust a move at our silent disco, see weird and wonderful creatures and take one of our tours - if you dare.

Tuesday 31 October


Adult: £39.00, Members: £35.10

Valentine's at the Museum

Calling all love bugs, solitary bees, flocks of friends and significant otters! Join us after hours to explore all things love and relationships in the natural world.

Wednesday 14 February


Adult: £39, Members: £35.10

Tickets coming soon

Titano Tales

Discover titanosaur’s secrets during our special storytelling event, plus enjoy priority entry to our new exhibition Titanosaur: Life as the Biggest Dinosaur.

Monday 23 and Thursday 26 October 

11.00-12.00, 12.15-13.15, 13.30-14.30

Family packages: £22.50-£69

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

Adult: £35, Members: £31.50 

Tai Chi

Discover the ancient Chinese martial arts practice of Tai Chi underneath Hope our blue whale.

Various dates


Adult: £25, Members: £22.50

Silent Disco

Choose your side as three DJs do battle over separate wireless channels, playing the very best of new and old.

Various dates

Adult: £30, Members: £27

Adventure Babies

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

Various dates

£20 for an adult-child duo

Crochet at the Museum with TOFT

Crochet a special edition Natural History Museum creation at our TOFT crochet workshop.

Various dates and prices

Dino Snores

Families with children 7-11

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.

Adult: £75, Child: £75, Members: £67.50

Families with children 7-17

Dino Snores: The Titanosaur Special

Join us for a special, one-off sleepover to celebrate the arrival of our new larger-than-life guest, the colossal titanosaur.  

Suitable for families with kids aged 7-17.

7 October 2023  


Adult: £95, Child: £95, Members: £85.50

Adults over 18

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

Adult: £220, Members: £198