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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Free, tickets recommended.
Women in Science tours: 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.
Free, walk-ups accepted subject to capacity.
Women in Science: 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+.
Free, booking reccomended
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.
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
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
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.
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 2023
Families with children 7-11
Families with children 7-17
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.