Exhibitions and attractions

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

20 October 2017 - 28 May 2018

Explore the world's best nature photography.

  • Tickets: £7 - £38

Venom: Killer and cure

10 November 2017 - 13 May 2018

Enter the realm of venomous creatures in this eye-opening exhibition.

  • Tickets: £5 - £25.50

Whales: Beneath the surface

14 July 2017 - 28 February 2018

Explore the extraordinary lives of whales in a major family exhibition.

  • Tickets: £7.50 - £11.50

Art of British Natural History

Explore the diverse wildlife of the British Isles and admire artworks of some of our most iconic species. Until 1 July 2018.

Free in our Images of Nature gallery.

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.

Evening events


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

Crime Scene Live

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

Movie Nights at the Museum

Take a seat in Hintze Hall under Hope the blue whale, grab a drink or snack at the bar and settle in for Movie Nights at the Museum.

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.