Find out what exhibitions and events are on at the Museum and online.
Exhibitions and displays
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.
Until 18 April 2022
This free display of artworks and manuscripts explores the life and interests of Joseph Banks (1743-1820) through some of his extraordinary collections.
Until 13 January 2022
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
Join us for Operation Earth, and help us explore Earth's environmental and climate challenges in our free half-term family activities.
Free drop-in activities
Join us for a free drumming and story telling session.
Our West African drummers and storytellers will draw you into the mythological world of Anansi the spider. Does he always come out on top? Grab a drum, take a seat and come and find out…
Various times on 25 and 29 October
The Ice Rink is one of the most magical places to be this festive season. Experience the thrill of skating around the Christmas tree set against the backdrop of the Museum.
Afterwards, swing by the Cafe Bar. It has a bird's-eye view of the rink and is open to everyone whether skating or not.
22 October 2021 - 16 January 2022
Adults from £12.65, children from £8.80, family and Member discounts available
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.
Adults £65, children £65, Members £58.50
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.
Adults £185, Members £166.50
Go behind the scenes with our knowledgeable science educators for a look at the Museum's fascinating zoology collection preserved in spirit.
Adults £25, Members £22.50
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.
Adults £25, Members £22.50
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.
Adults £35, Members £31.50
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 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
Tune in to Nature Live Online
Every Tuesday at 13.00, meet our scientists and discover the fascinating work carried out behind the scenes at the Museum.
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.