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The Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 1 1st January Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The Darwin Centre
event > Exhibitions
DATES  Every day 10am-5.45pm
The unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known sci... More about this event
 
Images of NatureImages of NatureImages of NatureWomen artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical and zoological artworks from the museum's extensive collection. Many of the artworks include watercolours dating from the eighteenth century as well as works by some of the most outstanding botanical and zoological27th November 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Images of Nature
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  8th March 2014 to 0th July 2015
Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical and zoological artworks... More about this event
 
Nature News Review: TalkNature News Review: TalkMuseum scientists discuss recent natural history news headlines.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
Nature News Review: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 27th November 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Museum scientists discuss recent natural history news headlines.
 
Natural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkThe Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square metre rink outside Alfred Waterhouse's imposing building is surrounded by 80,000 glowing pea-lights dangling from the overhanging trees. Additional attractions include a smaller 100-square-metre rink for youngsters, a stylish 27th November 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
event > Kids Events
DATES  30th October 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square metre rink outside Alfred Waterhouse's im... More about this event
 
Wildlife Photographer of the YearWildlife Photographer of the YearWildlife Photographer of the YearSome photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. Others have simply seen an opportunity, grabbed a camera and produced a unique picture of the natural world. The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum consistently shows fresh perspecti27th November 2014Sunday 30th August 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event > Exhibitions
DATES  24th October 2014 to 30th August 2015
Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. Others have simply seen an opportunity... More about this event
 
The Ugly Animals: TalkThe Ugly Animals: TalkLearn about animals who are overlooked because of their looks.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Ugly Animals: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Learn about animals who are overlooked because of their looks.
 
The Bigger Picture: Animal Selfies: DiscussionThe Bigger Picture: Animal Selfies: DiscussionExperts discuss advances in remote or motion-activated wildlife photography.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
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The Bigger Picture: Animal Selfies: Discussion
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 8pm-10pm
Experts discuss advances in remote or motion-activated wildlife photography.
 
Meteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: TalkMeteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: TalkMuseum scientists discuss the vast meteorite collection.29th November 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Meteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 29th November 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Museum scientists discuss the vast meteorite collection.
 
Meteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: TalkMeteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: TalkFind out more about the Museum's extensive collection of space rocks.29th November 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Meteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 29th November 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Find out more about the Museum's extensive collection of space rocks.
 
Eaten Alive: TalkEaten Alive: TalkA Museum scientist talks about parasitoid wasps.30th November 2014Sunday 30th November 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Eaten Alive: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 30th November 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
A Museum scientist talks about parasitoid wasps.
 
Winter Wonderland: Snow Fleas And Reindeer Flies: TalkWinter Wonderland: Snow Fleas And Reindeer Flies: TalkA chance to hear stories about how insects adapt to winter.1st December 2014Tuesday 23rd December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Winter Wonderland: Snow Fleas And Reindeer Flies: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 1st December 2014 at 2.30pm-3pm & Tuesday 23rd December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
A chance to hear stories about how insects adapt to winter.
 
Colour Changing Cephalopods: TalkColour Changing Cephalopods: TalkA Museum curator talks about the squid in the collection.2nd December 2014Tuesday 2nd December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Colour Changing Cephalopods: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 2nd December 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
A Museum curator talks about the squid in the collection.
 
A Stegosaur's Journey: TalkA Stegosaur's Journey: TalkDiscover more about the journey made by the museum's latest specimen.4th December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
A Stegosaur's Journey: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  4th December 2014 at 2.30pm & 6th December 2014 and 11th January 2015 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Discover more about the journey made by the museum's latest specimen.
 
The Digital Dinosaur: TalkThe Digital Dinosaur: TalkA talk about the scientific techniques being used to study the Museum's Stegosaurus.5th December 2014Wednesday 21st January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Digital Dinosaur: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th December 2014, 17th December 2014 and 21st January 2015 - 2.30pm
A talk about the scientific techniques being used to study the Museum's Stegosaurus.
 
You are a Fish: TalkYou are a Fish: TalkDiscover more about our evolutionary history with fish.8th December 2014Monday 8th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
You are a Fish: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 8th December 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Discover more about our evolutionary history with fish.
 
Night Safari With MasterCard: EndangeredNight Safari With MasterCard: EndangeredScientific research and the endangered world.9th December 2014Tuesday 9th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Night Safari With MasterCard: Endangered
event > Tours
DATES  Tuesday 9th December 2014 - 7pm
Scientific research and the endangered world.
 
Night Safari: EndangeredNight Safari: EndangeredFreshwater fish researcher Ellie Adamson talks about her work.9th December 2014Tuesday 9th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Night Safari: Endangered
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Tuesday 9th December 2014 - 7pm-10pm
Freshwater fish researcher Ellie Adamson talks about her work.
 
A History Of Life In 100 Fossils: TalkA History Of Life In 100 Fossils: TalkA talk by the author of the book.9th December 2014Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
A History Of Life In 100 Fossils: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  9th Dec 2014, 24th Jan 2015, 11th Feb 2015 and 22nd Mar 2015
A talk by the author of the book.
 
Behind The Scenes: Our Frozen Archive: TalkBehind The Scenes: Our Frozen Archive: TalkA Museum curator explains some of the different ways of preserving specimens.10th December 2014Wednesday 10th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Behind The Scenes: Our Frozen Archive: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 10th December 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
A Museum curator explains some of the different ways of preserving specimens.
 
Annual Science Lecture: Sir Paul NurseAnnual Science Lecture: Sir Paul NurseScience as Revolution.11th December 2014Thursday 11th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Annual Science Lecture: Sir Paul Nurse
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Thursday 11th December 2014 - 7.45pm-9.15pm
Science as Revolution.
 
Life In The Extreme: Arthropods: TalkLife In The Extreme: Arthropods: TalkA Museum scientist explains how these creatures survive in the Earth's most inhospitable places.12th December 2014Sunday 21st December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Life In The Extreme: Arthropods: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 12th December 2014 at 2.30pm-3pm & Sunday 21st December 2014 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
A Museum scientist explains how these creatures survive in the Earth's most inhospitable places.
 
Terrific Pterosaurs: TalkTerrific Pterosaurs: TalkDiscover more about the fossils of the flying reptiles.13th December 2014Monday 22nd December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Terrific Pterosaurs: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 13th December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm & Monday 22nd December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Discover more about the fossils of the flying reptiles.
 
The Beetles Of Panama: TalkThe Beetles Of Panama: TalkA talk about the remarkable Barro Colorado Island.16th December 2014Tuesday 16th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Beetles Of Panama: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 16th December 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
A talk about the remarkable Barro Colorado Island.
 
Christmas Tree Worms: TalkChristmas Tree Worms: TalkA Museum scientist talks about Annelid worms.19th December 2014Friday 19th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Christmas Tree Worms: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 19th December 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
A Museum scientist talks about Annelid worms.
 
Behind The Lens: Wildlife Photographers: TalkBehind The Lens: Wildlife Photographers: TalkMeet some world-class wildlife photographers.20th December 2014Saturday 20th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Behind The Lens: Wildlife Photographers: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 20th December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Meet some world-class wildlife photographers.
 
Behind The Lens: Wildlife Photographers: TalkBehind The Lens: Wildlife Photographers: TalkAn opportunity to discover more about wildlife photography.20th December 2014Saturday 20th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Behind The Lens: Wildlife Photographers: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 20th December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
An opportunity to discover more about wildlife photography.
 
Dino Snores For Grown-upsDino Snores For Grown-upsStay overnight in the museum and enjoy a three-course meal and cooked breakfast, plus take part in themed activities including a horror movie marathon, life-drawing class, edible insect tasting session, science shows, ghost story session and stand-up from Tom Allen.27th December 2014Saturday 27th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
event > Film Events
DATES  Saturday 27th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Stay overnight in the museum and enjoy a three-course meal and cooked breakfast, plus take part in themed activities including a horror movie marathon, life-dr
 
Winter Wonderland: TalkWinter Wonderland: TalkDiscover more about wildlife and the seasonal changes.28th December 2014Monday 29th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Winter Wonderland: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 28th and Monday 29th December 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Discover more about wildlife and the seasonal changes.
 
Animal Vision: TalkAnimal Vision: TalkProf Richard Fortey presents a talk featuring live animals.19th January 2015Thursday 12th February 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Animal Vision: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  19th January to 12th February 2015
Prof Richard Fortey presents a talk featuring live animals.
 
The Stegosaur's Garden: TalkThe Stegosaur's Garden: TalkDiscover more about what the museum's new Stegosaurus' Jurassic home was really like.28th January 2015Wednesday 25th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
The Stegosaur's Garden: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  28th January, 11th March and 25th March 2015 - 2.30pm
Discover more about what the museum's new Stegosaurus' Jurassic home was really like.
 
Crocodiles Rock: TalkCrocodiles Rock: TalkA palaeontologist talks about the evolution of these ancient predators.31st January 2015Saturday 31st January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Crocodiles Rock: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 31st January 2015 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
A palaeontologist talks about the evolution of these ancient predators.
 
Crime Scene LiveCrime Scene LiveWork with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery, then go into court and be cross-examined on your evidence by London barristers.6th February 2015Friday 6th March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Crime Scene Live
event > Leisure
DATES  Friday 6th February and Tuesday 3rd March 2015 - 6.30pm-10pm
Work with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery, then go into court and be cross-examined on your evidence by London barristers.
 
 
 

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Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 27th November 2014 

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Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

Natural History Museum

Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. ...More

 
Nature News Review: Talk
Exhibitions | On 27th November 2014 

Natural History Museum

Museum scientists discuss recent natural history news headlines....More

Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square ...More

 
Aleksander Kolkowski: The Exponential Horn: In Search Of Perfect Sound
Exhibitions | Until 20th November 2015 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

An installation by the Science Museum's Sound Artist in Residence in 2012, featuring a full-size reconstruction of the UK's largest ...More

Cosmos & Culture
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Explore how astronomy has changed how the universe is seen. Objects from ancient heritage to cutting edge technology show the ...More

Shackleton's Man Goes South
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Shackleton's Man Goes South is the name of a novel by Tony White and a display in the Atmosphere gallery ...More

Unlocking Lovelock: Scientist, Inventor, Maverick
Exhibitions | Until 9th April 2015 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Delve into the archives of one of Britain's most important living scientists, James Lovelock. Among the exhibition are laboratory notebooks, ...More

3D: Printing The Future
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

An introduction to current technology and processes behind 3D printing, and an exploration into its impact on society. The exhibition ...More

Make Life Worth Living: Nick Hedges' Photographs For Shelter, 1968-72
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Powerful and moving works by the documentary photographer, commissioned in 1968 by housing charity Shelter and shown together for the ...More

 
 
 
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