See incredible specimens and displays, and take part in daily scientist-led events and activities in the Darwin Centre's Cocoon building, hi-tech Attenborough Studio and intriguing Spirit Collection.
The Centre is also a research facility for the Museum's scientists working on collections.
The Darwin Centre and adjoining Courtyard are in the Orange Zone.
Opening times, facilities and more. Entrance is free.
Tours, talks, shows and films. Check what's on daily.
Explore butterflies, bugs and botany inside the Cocoon.
Studio highlights, including Nature Live talks and the Animal Vision Show.
Lizards, sharks, a giant squid... see what's in store on your zoological tour.
Watch the effects of climate change in a stunning wall display.
Identify your finds and use our reference collections.
Sit outside on the tree-lined steps and admire the views.