A Greenland shark beached in Northumberland has been preserved in the Museum’s spirit collection.
It will now be studied by researchers hoping to find out more about these rarely seen creatures.
Relive the dramatic story of prehistoric Britain, its people and changing landscapes in this major exhibition.
13 Feb 2014 - 28 Sep 2014
Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.
28 Nov 2013 - 31 Dec 2023
Which fossils tell us the most about evolution? Join us as we choose highlights from 3.8 billion years of life on Earth
22 Sep 2014, 14:30
The only beetles collected by Dr David Livingstone’s have been discovered at the Museum 150 years after he brought them back from the Zambezi River expedition in Africa.More news