Self-led activities

Give your students control over their own learning experience at the Museum with these self-led activities.

  • Artist's impression of visitors inside the cocoon
    Cocoon experience

    Immerse yourself in the Cocoon experience, a brand new journey through the Darwin Centre. This interactive and visually stunning experience will inspire your students to look at the variety of life in a different way.

  • Photograph showing contenets of Explorer packs - activity books, binoculars, explorers hat
    Explorers: Ourselves and Other Animals

    Pupils can engage with specimens through role-play in a self-guided Explorer challenge through the Museum.

  • Dino-scientist

    Become Dino-Scientists for the day using our incredible galleries.

  • Explore and Discover Guide
    Explore and Discover guides

    Our self-led discovery guides and new Explore and Discover series are a great way to see the galleries while supporting National Curriculum learning.

School bookings

Book all school activities in advance on +44 (0)20 7942 5555. Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 in the holidays.