What's on

Indoor events and exhibitions are cancelled until October, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out.

There's plenty of online events to enjoy, including our popular Lates and Nature Live Online talks. 

Evening events online

Member talk: Ocean Exploration

Join Dr Adrian Glover, Museum Merit Researcher and President of the Deep-Sea Biology Society, on a voyage into the deepest parts of our oceans.

19 August, 18.00-19.00 BST
Free event for Museum Members, no ticket required

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Art Sippers

Join us for a live stream event and learn step-by-step how to paint your own artistic masterpiece inspired by the Museum's collection.

26 August, 18.00-20.00 BST
Free, no ticket required

Lates Online

Grab a drink, turn on your computer, and join us for Lates Online on the last Friday of every month.

28 August from 19.30 BST
Free, no ticket required

Special events and activities

Virtual Race for Nature

A virtual race for families, joggers and pets alike. Plan your route, gather the herd and get on the move. 

Entries close 31 August

Dawnosaurs Online

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


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.

Activities at the Museum

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

Upcoming exhibitions

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Explore the world's best nature photography, exhibited on 100 stunning lightbox displays.

Details announced soon.

Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature

Discover where the real and wizarding worlds intertwine.

Details announced soon.