What's on

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

Exhibitions and displays

Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature

Discover where the real world and the Wizarding World intertwine, and how the wonders of the natural world have inspired myths, legends and magical creatures for generations.  

17 May 2021 - 3 January 2022

You can also enjoy the Museum away from the crowds at our late-night exhibition openings.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

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

17 May - 1 August

You can also enjoy the Museum away from the crowds at our late-night exhibition openings.

Exhibition Evenings

Enjoy both Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature and Wildlife Photographer of the Year all while the Museum is usually closed. 

Select dates on Thursday evenings.

Adults £40, Members £36 

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.

From 21 May

The Artistic Legacy of Joseph Banks

This free display of artworks and manuscripts explores the life and interests of Joseph Banks (1743-1820) through some of his extraordinary collections.

17 May 2021 - 13 January 2022

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, priority access and exclusive events.

Events at the Museum

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.

27 August, 10 September and 27 November

Adults £185, Members £166.50

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.

13 August, 3 and 24 September, and 23 October

Adults £65, children £65, Members £58.50

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.

17 September, 1 October and 5 November 

Adults £23, Members £20.70

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 from 25 May.

Members from £20.70, adults from £23

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 14 December.

£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

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. 

Lates Online

Join us on the last Thursday of every month. Bring a drink, brush up on your scientific knowledge and join us from 19.30 BST.

Free, online event

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

Explore our programme of live events where panellists including scientists, farmers, entrepreneurs, fashion designers, journalists, photographers and activists discuss the key challenges we face in building a greener future. 

The live events are recorded and can be watched at any time on our website or YouTube. You can catch up on past events on our YouTube playlist.