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.

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 and times

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 and times

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 and times

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. Come and hear about wonderful female scientists of colour and their histories.

Various dates and times

Free, walk-ups accepted subject to capacity

Women in Science Tour: Fashion

Join us to explore the relationship between fashion and the natural world and discover the female scientists and activists whose work has shaped our understanding.

Various dates and times


Women in Science Tour: Winter Wonders

This December we’re giving a seasonal twist to our Women in Science tours, join us and discover the fascinating work of female scientists past and present.

12, 19, 30 and 31 December and 2 January

Various times 


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.

Saturday 23 March


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.

20 December and 31 January

Various times

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

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 and times

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

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, Members: £20
Child: £17, Members: £13.60

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 and times

Adult: £25, Members: £20

Out of Hours Dino Tours

Explore the Dinosaurs gallery before it opens to the public on one of our special guided tours.

Various dates


Adult: £25, Members: £22.50
Child: £17, Members: £15.30

Paid events

Storytelling with Santa

Come and visit us this festive season and join Santa for a special Christmas story time. 

Monday 11 to Saturday 23 December 

Various times

Adult: Free
Child: £15, Members: £13.50

Christmas at the Museum

Tis the season to be jolly, so why not join us for an evening full of festive fun in our galleries this advent.

Friday 22 December 


Adult: £25, Members: £12.50

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


Adult: £120, Members: £108

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.

Wednesday 10 January


Members: £15, Non-Members: £25

Members and Supporters: Free, Non-Members: £5

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: £35, Members: £31.50

Valentine's Silent Disco

Fall in love with the natural world this Valentine's Day. Join us after hours for a private view of Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Valentine's Silent Disco.

Thursday 15 February


Adult: £35-£45, Members: £27-£40.50

Jurassic Encounters: Animal Show

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

Wednesday 14th February

11.00-11.45, 12.00-12.45 and 13.00-13.45

Adult: £8, Child: £8, Members: £7.20
Family packages: £22.50-£28

T. Rex show with Teach Rex

Calling all dinosaur fans! Join us at our T. Rex show with Teach Rex. The show delves into the jaws of this iconic animal, taking you on an interactive, prehistoric journey.

Thursday 15 and Friday 16 February 

10.45-12.15, 13.15-14.45 and 15.45-17.15

Adult: £12 Child: £12, Members: £10.80

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.

Summer 2024 dates coming in spring


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: £35, Members: £31.50

Crochet at the Museum with TOFT

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

Various dates and prices

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

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

Over 18s

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

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.