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Browse our face-to-face programme

To plan what activities you want to book for your visit to the Museum, you can browse event details and dates from the pages in this section.

Browse school activities at the Museum

Free learning activities for all at the Museum

Come face-to-face with stunning specimens, historic characters, live animals and Museum scientists in our fantastic free events and activities.

Whether you’re a young or adult learner, we’ve got something that will enrich your time at the Museum.

Use these pages to plan your visit to the Museum and to download activities to do before and after your trip. If you are bringing a school group to the Museum, start with the planning a school visit page:

Highlights for schools

The Colour of Nature
The Colour of Nature

Get hands on with Museum specimens and find out how colouration can increase chances of survival and reproduction.

variety show
The Variety Show

Excite and enthuse your students with the diversity, complexity and beauty of life on Earth in this fun, interactive science show. 

Animal Vision show
Animal Vision

Find out about the amazing adaptations that allow animals to see in this live animal show.

What's on

  • Animal Vision
    Animal Vision

    Schools event (KS 2-3) - This show investigates a world only visible to certain animals.
    23 Jul 2014, 10:30

  • Cutting Edge workshop
    Cutting Edge workshop

    School event (KS2:Y3-4): Look at how teeth relate to diet in this interactive workshop.
    23 Jul 2014, 10:30

  • Human evolution workshop
    Human evolution workshop

    Explore the evolutionary relationships between present day Homo sapiens and ancient humans.
    23 Jul 2014, 10:30

Quick search

Planning a school trip or looking for online activities? The Teachers' resource offers quick and easy access to all the learning outcomes that the Museum has to offer.