Press office

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    6 January 2017

    Dr Kim Winser reappointed as Trustee

    Prime Minister Reappoints Dr Kim Winser to the Board of the Museum

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    19 December 2016

    Blue Whale: Summer 2017

    'The natural world is changing fast and so are we. It's in our grasp to shape a sustainable future - but our decisions have to be informed by understanding our past and present. The blue whale is a perfect symbol of this story of hope.'

    Sir Michael Dixon, Director of the Natural History Museum

  • HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, Museum Director Sir Michael Dixon and schoolchildren in front of the Diplodocus skeleton
    22 November 2016

    Duchess of Cambridge wishes Dippy good luck at a tea party

    The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of the Museum and Place2Be, attended a children's tea party in the Museum today to celebrate Dippy's time in Hintze Hall.

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    15 November 2016

    Dippy the Diplodocus is on the move

    Get ready for a dinosaur road trip: Dippy the Diplodocus is on the move.

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    4 November 2016

    Dave the worm takes UK record

    The largest earthworm ever recorded in the UK has been found in a vegetable plot in Cheshire, report Natural History Museum scientists.

  • Viper’s Bugloss Mason Bee
    14 October 2016

    Buzz for new bee found in Greenwich

    A bee species has been spotted for the first time breeding in Britain. The bee was found during a survey of Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park, London.


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