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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 zoological24th September 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
 
Hunting For Ammonites: TalkHunting For Ammonites: TalkLearn about cephalopods and ammonites.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
Hunting For Ammonites: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Learn about cephalopods and ammonites.
 
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 ou24th September 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
 
Piecing It Together: Ancient Human Discoveries: TalkPiecing It Together: Ancient Human Discoveries: TalkConservator Lorraine Cornish discusses how to look after an ancient human leg bone.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Piecing It Together: Ancient Human Discoveries: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Conservator Lorraine Cornish discusses how to look after an ancient human leg bone.
 
Science UncoveredScience UncoveredAnnual festival of science.26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Science Uncovered
event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 4pm-10.30pm
Annual festival of science.
 
Tyrannosaurs Rex Versus The Duck-Billed Dinosaur: TalkTyrannosaurs Rex Versus The Duck-Billed Dinosaur: TalkTalk about the little known Lambeosaurus.27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Tyrannosaurs Rex Versus The Duck-Billed Dinosaur: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Talk about the little known Lambeosaurus.
 
A Sting In The Tale: TalkA Sting In The Tale: TalkDiscover the story of Sir John Lubbock and his tame wasp.28th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
A Sting In The Tale: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 28th September 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
Discover the story of Sir John Lubbock and his tame wasp.
 
A Sting In The Tail: TalkA Sting In The Tail: TalkDiscover more about some of the more dangerous creatures in our collections.29th September 2014Monday 29th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
A Sting In The Tail: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 29th September 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Discover more about some of the more dangerous creatures in our collections.
 
Killer Bugs: TalkKiller Bugs: TalkLearn about different kinds of bugs.30th September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Killer Bugs: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
Learn about different kinds of bugs.
 
Pollen Fever: TalkPollen Fever: TalkAn informative talk about the museum's huge pollen collection.7th October 2014Tuesday 7th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Pollen Fever: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 7th October 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
An informative talk about the museum's huge pollen collection.
 
The Hidden Depths Of Lake Baikal: TalkThe Hidden Depths Of Lake Baikal: TalkMuseum researcher Geoff Boxshall discusses the lake.13th October 2014Monday 13th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Hidden Depths Of Lake Baikal: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 13th October 2014 - 2.30pm
Museum researcher Geoff Boxshall discusses the lake.
 
What's Your Poison... Or Venom': TalkWhat's Your Poison... Or Venom': TalkDiscover some of the deadliest creatures on earth.15th October 2014Wednesday 15th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
What's Your Poison... Or Venom': Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 15th October 2014 - 2.30pm
Discover some of the deadliest creatures on earth.
 
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.19th October 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  19th October, 25th October and 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
 
WPY Academy: Portfolio ReviewsWPY Academy: Portfolio ReviewsReceive personalised advice from experts from natural history publishers, galleries and agencies. Includes a one-to-one appraisal. Suitable for professional, amateur, or student photographers.23rd October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
WPY Academy: Portfolio Reviews
event > Leisure
DATES  Thursday 23rd October 2014 - 2pm-5pm
Receive personalised advice from experts from natural history publishers, galleries and agencies. Includes a one-to-one appraisal. Suitable for professional, a
 
Masterclass: Understanding Winning Photography With Joe CornishMasterclass: Understanding Winning Photography With Joe CornishDiscussion with the acclaimed photographer.23rd October 2014Thursday 23rd October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Masterclass: Understanding Winning Photography With Joe Cornish
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Thursday 23rd October 2014 - 7pm-10pm
Discussion with the acclaimed photographer.
 
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 perspecti24th October 2014Sunday 30th August 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
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
 
Night Safari With MasterCard: The Treat TourNight Safari With MasterCard: The Treat TourNight safari after hours.30th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Night Safari With MasterCard: The Treat Tour
event > Tours
DATES  Thursday 30th October 2014 - 7pm-10pm
Night safari after hours.
 
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
 
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
 
Night Safari With MasterCard: Endangered
event > Tours
DATES  Tuesday 9th December 2014 - 7pm
Scientific research and the endangered world.
 
 
 

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Hunting For Ammonites: Talk
Exhibitions | On 24th September 2014 

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Learn about cephalopods and ammonites....More

Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 24th September 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

 
Open For Business
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Open For Business at the Science Museum tells the story of the British industry through eye-opening photography and film footage. ...More

Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

The Science Museum's Media Space, launched last year, hosts the first major UK exhibition by Catalan artist Joan Fontcuberta this ...More

 
Explore The Science Of Illusion And Magic
Kids Events | On 24th September 2014 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

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Double Space for BMW - Precision & Poetry in Motion
Double Space for BMW - Precision & Poetry in Motion
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2014 

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

Designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have collaborated with BMW to create Double Space for BMW - Precision & Poetry ...More

 
Crest by Zaha Hadid
Crest by Zaha Hadid
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2014 

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

During London Design Festival head to the Victoria and Albert Museum's magical John Madejski Garden - a wonderfully peaceful place ...More

 
Constable: The Making of a Master
Constable: The Making of a Master
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

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

The V&A showcases the work of British landscape artist John Constable in Constable: The Making of a Master. The exhibition ...More

 
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

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

This major retrospective looks at the career of German-born photographer Horst P Horst, one of the 20th century's master photographers. ...More

 
 
 
 
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