What's on

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. 

New exhibition opens 31 March 2023

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.

New exhibition open now

The Lost Rhino: an Art Installation with Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg

The Lost Rhino is a free display that explores extinction, conservation and technology. Focused around three depictions of a rhino, each of them imperfect in their own way, the display examines our relationship with endangered species.

Open now

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 now

Ready to go?

Book your free Museum entry ticket now and discover 4.6 billion years of our planet's history.

Free events

The Wild Escape

Join us for The Wild Escape, a series of free events and activities inspired by the artwork and wildlife specimens in our collection.

This free programme of events will run from February to July 2023 with activities for adults, families and children.

5 & 14 February
Various times available

Free, tickets coming soon

Generation Hope: Action for the Planet

Join us for a free programme of inspiring workshops, panels and talks created in partnership with young people, for young people.

20-25 March 2023, 12:00-21:00

Across the Museum

Free, must book in advance

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. 

Various dates. 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.

Various dates. Free, tickets recommended.

Guided tours

Out of Hours Titano Tours

Make the most of your visit and roam our newest exhibition, and the world famous Dinosaur gallery, before it opens to the public.

Various dates

45-minute tours from 9.00-9.45

Adult £25, child £17, Member £22.50

Behind the Lens Tour

Join our hosts for a special tour of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition and discover the stories and details that didn't make it into the captions.

Various dates

09.00-10.00

Adult £30, Member £13

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.

Adult £25, Member £22.50

Out of Hours Dino Tours

Book a Dino tour 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

Adult £25, Child £17, Member £22.50

History of the Natural History Museum Tour

Join our hosts for a special tour of the Natural History Museum, discovering more about how the incredible 'Cathedral of Nature' became the world-famous Museum it is today.

More dates coming soon

11.00-12.00, 15.00-16.00

Adult: £12, Member £10.80
Child: £9, Member £8.10.

Paid events

Valentine's Silent Disco

See stunning images of nature in our new-look Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. Enjoy a free beer or wine on arrival and get ready to dance the night away at our silent disco in Hintze Hall underneath Hope our blue whale. 

16 February 19.30-00.00.

Disco and Wildlife Photographer of the Year viewing: Adult: £45 Member: £40.50

Disco only, entry at 21.00 - Adult: £30, Member: £27.50

Valentine's at the Museum

Calling all love bugs, solitary bees, flocks of friends and significant otters! Join us after hours to explore all things love and relationships in the natural world.

14 February 18:45-22.30

Adult: £37, Members: £33.30

Tai Chi

Discover the ancient Chinese martial arts practice of Tai Chi underneath Hope our blue whale.

Various dates

8.00-9.15

Adult: £25, Members: £22.50

Mystery at the Museum: The Case of the Titanosaur Egg

A body has been discovered and a valuable dinosaur egg is missing, can you help us catch the culprit?

31 March 2023 18.30-21.45

Adults £35, Members £31.50

Bring Your Own Baby: Nature Talks

Learn about the natural world and take a break from baby talk with Museum experts and scientists.

15 February 14.00-15.00

Tickets: £15, Members £13.50

The Giant Dino Night

Help us welcome one of the biggest dinosaurs ever to have roamed the planet, the colossal titanosaur.

28 April 2023

19.00-21.45

Adult £22, Member £19.80

Learn to Animate Workshop

Join us for this creative workshop and learn how to bring a dinosaur to life on screen.

3, 6, 10, 13 April 2023

10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30, 15.30

Adult: £35, Child: £35, Member: £31.50

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.

Adult £35, Member £31.50 

Jurassic Encounters: Animal Show

Delve into the Jurassic and meet the modern-day relatives of the animals that lived alongside Dippy in this fantastic show.

13 & 17 Feb

Various times

Adult £8, Member £7.20

Silent Disco

Choose your side as three DJs do battle over separate wireless channels, playing the very best of new and old.

Various dates.

Adult £30, Member £27

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

Dino Snores

Families with children 7-11

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.

Adult £70, child £70, Member £63

Families with children 7-17

Dino Snores: The Titanosaur Special

Join us for a special, one-off sleepover to celebrate the arrival of our new larger-than-life guest, the colossal titanosaur.  

Suitable for families with kids aged 7-17.

7 October 2023  18.30-10.00

Adult: £95, Child: £95
Member: £85.50

Adults over 18

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.

Adult £185, Member £166.50