What's on

Exhibitions and displays

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

This free 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.

Open until late summer

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 until 6 July 

Dippy Returns: The Nation's Favourite Dinosaur

Dippy is back for a short visit. Experience Dippy's memories of nature throughout the UK and see how different communities are connecting with it.

Now open

See Dippy at one of our events

Welcome Home, Dippy!

Join us after hours to welcome Dippy home and celebrate the return of the nation's favourite dinosaur.

24 June, 18.30-21.30

Adults £19, kids £19, Members £17.10 

Dippy Tales

Join Waterhouse the mouse in his quest to learn all about the nation's favourite dinosaur. Take a seat under Dippy for this short story before the Museum opens to daytime visitors. 

26 July, 28 July.

From £10, Members from £9

Mystery at the Museum: The Search for Dippy

Do you have what it takes to decode the clues and find where Dippy has disappeared to?

29 June, 19 July, 16 August 18.45-22.30

Adults £35, Members £31.50 

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

Women in Science Tour

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

You'll hear the gripping histories of several women scientists across history including some who've worked at the Museum. Encounter numerous treasures such as specimens collected by Mary Anning and learn more about the Museum's displays and our cutting-edge science.

Various dates.

Explorers Family Festival: Natural History in Islam

Get yourself ready to celebrate Eid with your family and friends by joining us at the Museum to explore the relationship between natural history and Islam.

9 July, 12.00-18.00

Free, some events require advance booking.

Mystery at the Museum: The Search for Dippy

Do you have what it takes to decode the clues and find where Dippy has disappeared to?

29 June, 19 July, 16 August 18.45-22.30

Adults £35, Members £31.50 

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

Bring Your Own Baby

Join us for this new series of baby-friendly nature talks, created for inquisitive grown-ups looking for something to do with tiny ones in tow. 

Various dates.

Adults £15, Members £13.50

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.

£20 for an adult-child duo

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 £27, Members £24.30

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 £69, children £69, Members £62.10

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 

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

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, all before it opens to the public.

45-minute tours from 9.00-9.45

Adults £30, children £20, Members £27

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

Online events

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. 

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.