Exhibitions and attractions

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

20 October 2017 - 1 July 2018

Explore the world's best nature photography.

  • Tickets: £7 - £38

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 - 31 January 2019

Put your senses to the test in this family exhibition. Kids go free. Coming soon.

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

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.

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.