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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 zoological11th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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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
 
Meteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: TalkMeteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: TalkFind out how meteorites unlock the history of planets.11th July 2014Friday 11th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
Meteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 11th July 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Find out how meteorites unlock the history of planets.
 
Mammoths: Ice Age GiantsMammoths: Ice Age GiantsMammoths: Ice Age GiantsSome of the largest creatures to ever walk the earth will be the subject of Mammoths: Ice Age Giants at the Natural History Museum. And a 37,000 year old baby mammoth, Lyuba (pronounced Looba), the most complete woolly mammoth ever found, on display in Europe the first time, takes pride of place in the ice age exhibition. You can see huge fossils a11th July 2014Sunday 7th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  23rd May to 7th September 2014
Some of the largest creatures to ever walk the earth will be the subject of Mammoths: Ice Age Giants at the Natural History Museum. And a 37,000 year old baby ... More about this event
 
Sensational ButterfliesSensational ButterfliesSensational ButterfliesFrom chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical butterfly house on the museum lawn. Visitors to Butterflies will be able to take on butterfly challenges, try out games and activities as they explore one of the planets most amazing life cycles and experience the 11th July 2014Sunday 14th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Sensational Butterflies
event > Kids Events > Exhibitions - Museums & Galleries
DATES  3rd April to 14th September 2014
From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical butterfly house on the ... More about this event
 
Britain: One Million Years of the Human StoryBritain: One Million Years of the Human StoryBritain: One Million Years of the Human StoryLook back at Britain long before the Romans, Saxons and Vikings arrived at the Natural History Museum's major exhibition, Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story. Rarely seen specimens on display include a skull from the earliest known Neanderthal in Britain, and the oldest wooden spear in the world. These and other remarkable objects from ou11th July 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  13th February to 27th September 2014
Look back at Britain long before the Romans, Saxons and Vikings arrived at the Natural History Museum's major exhibition, Britain: One Million Years of the Hum... More about this event
 
Life In The Twilight Zone (BSL): TalkLife In The Twilight Zone (BSL): TalkDiscover what life is really like in the twilight zone.12th July 2014Saturday 12th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Life In The Twilight Zone (BSL): Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 12th July 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Discover what life is really like in the twilight zone.
 
Life In The Twilight Zone: TalkLife In The Twilight Zone: TalkA staff member discusses the lives of deep sea creatures.12th July 2014Sunday 20th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Life In The Twilight Zone: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 12th July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm & Sunday 20th July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
A staff member discusses the lives of deep sea creatures.
 
Beetlemania: Fresh From Zambia: TalkBeetlemania: Fresh From Zambia: TalkInsect scientists discuss living and working in remote locations.13th July 2014Saturday 8th November 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Beetlemania: Fresh From Zambia: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 13th July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Insect scientists discuss living and working in remote locations.
 
Cutting Edge Workshop For FamiliesCutting Edge Workshop For FamiliesA session investigating teeth and diet with object handling and group activities.13th July 2014Thursday 24th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
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Cutting Edge Workshop For Families
event > Kids Events > Lifestyle - Workshops
PRICING  phone for prices, adv booking required
DATES  13th, 20th and 24th July 2014 at 11.30am-12.15pm, 1.15pm-2pm and 3.15pm-4pm
A session investigating teeth and diet with object handling and group activities.
 
Plant Paradise On The Blessed Islands: TalkPlant Paradise On The Blessed Islands: TalkDiscover the diverse plants of Macronesia.16th July 2014Wednesday 16th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Plant Paradise On The Blessed Islands: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 16th July 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Discover the diverse plants of Macronesia.
 
Deep Sea Worms And Super-Fast Fossils: TalkDeep Sea Worms And Super-Fast Fossils: TalkA talk about the life and fossilisation of deep sea worms.18th July 2014Friday 18th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Deep Sea Worms And Super-Fast Fossils: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 18th July 2014 - 2.30pm
A talk about the life and fossilisation of deep sea worms.
 
Fossil Hunting In Morocco: TalkFossil Hunting In Morocco: TalkA talk about the on-going dig for ancestors of sea creatures.19th July 2014Wednesday 23rd July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Fossil Hunting In Morocco: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 19th and Wednesday 23rd July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
A talk about the on-going dig for ancestors of sea creatures.
 
Virtual Palaeontology: TalkVirtual Palaeontology: TalkSee how science and technology are working together.21st July 2014Monday 21st July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Virtual Palaeontology: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 21st July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
See how science and technology are working together.
 
Unravelling The Secret World Of Hawkmoths: TalkUnravelling The Secret World Of Hawkmoths: TalkLearn all about the hawkmoth.22nd July 2014Tuesday 22nd July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Unravelling The Secret World Of Hawkmoths: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 22nd July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Learn all about the hawkmoth.
 
Mammoth: King Of The Ice Age: TalkMammoth: King Of The Ice Age: TalkA staff member discusses the evolution and life of the creature.24th July 2014Thursday 24th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Mammoth: King Of The Ice Age: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 24th July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
A staff member discusses the evolution and life of the creature.
 
Secrets Of The Sand: TalkSecrets Of The Sand: TalkUncover the identities of shells hidden in the sand.25th July 2014Friday 25th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Secrets Of The Sand: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 25th July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Uncover the identities of shells hidden in the sand.
 
The Mini Mammoths Of Crete: TalkThe Mini Mammoths Of Crete: TalkJoin us as we find out more about this incredible animal and how it was found.26th July 2014Thursday 31st July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Mini Mammoths Of Crete: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 26th and Thursday 31st July 2014 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Join us as we find out more about this incredible animal and how it was found.
 
Bonobos: Cousins In The Congo: TalkBonobos: Cousins In The Congo: TalkPrimatologist Zanna Clay talks about her recent findings.27th July 2014Sunday 27th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Bonobos: Cousins In The Congo: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 27th July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Primatologist Zanna Clay talks about her recent findings.
 
Marvellous Moths: TalkMarvellous Moths: TalkMeet the moth curator.28th July 2014Monday 28th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Marvellous Moths: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 28th July 2014 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Meet the moth curator.
 
Big BugsBig BugsAn exhibition of large insects and arachnids.29th July 2014Tuesday 29th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Big Bugs
event > Leisure | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 29th July 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
An exhibition of large insects and arachnids.
 
Life In The Swamp: TalkLife In The Swamp: TalkMuseum scientists Identifies recently discovered creatures.30th July 2014Wednesday 30th July 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Life In The Swamp: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 30th July 2014 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Museum scientists Identifies recently discovered creatures.
 
Why Did The Mammoth Go Extinct': TalkWhy Did The Mammoth Go Extinct': TalkInvestigate the effects of ancient climate change.14th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Why Did The Mammoth Go Extinct': Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 14th August 2014 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Investigate the effects of ancient climate change.
 
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.22nd August 2014Saturday 27th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
event > Film Events
DATES  22nd Aug, 19th Oct, 25th Oct and 27th Dec 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
 
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 perspecti11th October 2014Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event > Exhibitions
DATES  11th October 2014 to 22nd March 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
 
London Science FestivalLondon Science FestivalThe London Science Festival prompts us to see science in the city. Through collaborations with leading scientists, artists, museums, universities and independent organisations including the Natural History Museum, the festival opens science up to inspire audiences of all ages. Key curatorial themes for the 2014 festival are Life, and Science & Lond12th November 2014Wednesday 19th November 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
London Science Festival
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
DATES  12th to 19th November 2014
The London Science Festival prompts us to see science in the city. Through collaborations with leading scientists, artists, museums, universities and independe... More about this event
 
 
 

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Meteorites: The History Of Our Solar System: Talk
Exhibitions | On 11th July 2014 

Natural History Museum

Find out how meteorites unlock the history of planets....More

Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Natural History Museum

Some of the largest creatures to ever walk the earth will be the subject of Mammoths: Ice Age Giants at ...More

 
Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 11th July 2014 

Natural History Museum

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

 
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Natural History Museum

Look back at Britain long before the Romans, Saxons and Vikings arrived at the Natural History Museum's major exhibition, Britain: ...More

 
Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 14th September 2014 

Natural History Museum

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical ...More

 
A World To Win: Posters Of Protest And Revolution
A World To Win: Posters Of Protest And Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

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This Time in History: What Escapes
This Time in History: What Escapes
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

Each time Edinburgh-based visual artist Rose Frain carries out her site-specific installation piece 'What Escapes' it is different; what binds ...More

 
William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

It's 300 years since the Hanoverian accession to the throne so, to mark this significant episode of UK history, the ...More

 
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

The V&A turns its attentions, and not inconsiderable costume collection, to the subject of marriage, and in particular the evolution ...More

 
The Glamour of Italian Fashion
The Glamour of Italian Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

Since the Second World War, Italian designers have become synonymous with glamour: Prada, Gucci, Armani, Versace... the names alone scream ...More

 
 
 
 
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