Exhibitions and attractions

Sensational Butterflies

29  March 2018 - 16 September 2018

See hundreds of live butterflies and moths in our tropical butterfly house.

  • Tickets: £5.85 - £19.80

Life in the Dark

13 July 2018 - 6 January 2019

Leave daylight behind and put your senses to the test in this illuminating exhibition.

  • Adult: £7.50 - £12.50
    Children (under 16): Free

The Wider Earth

2 October - 30 December

Follow the adventures of a young Charles Darwin in a new play.

  • Tickets: £17.50 - £79.50

Nature Live

Find out more about upcoming topics and guests appearing on Nature Live, our free live show held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Attenborough Studio.

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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Spirit Collection

Go behind the scenes with our knowledgable science educators for a look at the Museum's fascinating zoology collection preserved in spirit.

Evening events

Lates

The Museum comes alive at night. Explore our galleries, exhibitions and shops after hours and enjoy exciting late-night activities.

Silent Disco

Make waves on the dance floor under Hope the whale, and curate the soundtrack to your night as three DJs make you move. Bookings essential.

31 August after Lates.

Crime Scene Live

Become a crime scene investigator for the night and work with the Museum's scientists to solve a murder.

Dino Snores for Grown-ups

Enjoy a night of music, food, science and cinema at this sleepover for grown-ups.

Dino Snores for Kids

Kids will explore, take part in fun activities and meet our T.rex hidden in the shadows.

Other events

Yoga at the Natural History Museum

Enjoy a yoga session inspired by the Museum's connections with the natural world.

Race for Nature

Take part in a 10k run around Hyde Park to support the Museum's vital work. 20 October.