Take part

Dippy on Tour

The Museum's famous Diplodocus cast is on a UK tour.

Find out the many ways you can join Dippy on his natural history adventure.

Citizen science

Contribute to scientific research at the Museum. Take part in a wildlife survey, collect samples and data, or help us from the comfort of your home by taking part in a digital project.

Dippy's Naturenauts

Become a naturenaut by exploring nature with Dippy.

Identify nature

Found an animal, plant or fossil that you'd like to identify? Get help from our Museum scientists, identification guides and apps.

Centre for UK Biodiversity

Develop your natural history skills and interests with the help of our staff, facilities and resources.


Volunteers can get involved in all areas of the Museum, from public galleries to behind-the-scenes collections. Find out about current opportunities.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 competition

The 2019 nature photography competition is now closed for entry. Find out more about the competition and entry dates.

ID Trainers for the Future

Are you passionate about understanding and protecting the UK's wildlife? Find out about our innovative training programme.

Contribute to our citizen science projects