What's on

We're reopening from Thursday 3 December. Find out what exhibitions and events are on at the Museum and online. 

Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature

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

Opens 9 December

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The fifty-sixth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.

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

Until 4 July 2021

Visiting the Museum and not sure where to start?

Andy's clock

Waistcoat. Gizmo. Hat. Take me to the time of the dinosaurs! See the clock from the CBeebies shows Andy's Dinosaur Adventures and Andy's Prehistoric Adventures.

Free, in the Central Cafe

Wildlife Garden Explorers

Go on a small safari with a handy guide to the minibeasts that live in the Wildlife Garden and their habitats. Then, complete our leaf bingo by spotting fabulous foliage.

Free, no booking required

Online evening events

Spell Songs in Concert for the Urban Nature Project

Join us in supporting nature with this special evening of songs created to accompany The Lost Words and The Lost Spells books.

2 February 2021, 20.15-21.45 GMT

Lates Online

We'll be back in 2021, but for now, catch up on all the Lates Online action from 2020 on YouTube

Online activities

Dawnosaurs Online

Dawnosaurs Online is a set of free, online activities aimed at children with neurodiverse conditions including autism and other sensory processing difficulties. 

#NatureDrawingClub

Join us for Nature Drawing Club. You can draw, paint or sculpt - anything that shows off your artistic side. 

A new theme is announced every Friday afternoon on our social media channels.