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Exciting events for your diary

Unmissable events

From our after hours programme to free family activities in the Wildlife Garden, we’ve an exciting range of events in store.

Check out all our forthcoming events and exhibitions below.

Browse events by day in the event calendar

Lates with MasterCard

Late opening
29 August 2014

Visit the Museum by night. Enjoy our exhibitions, galleries, delicious food and drink and enjoy live music in the Hintze Hall (formerly the Central Hall). More about Lates


Britain: An Ever-Changing Island

After hours discussion
29 August 2014

Join Museum palaeontologist Silvia Bello to piece together the history of ancient Britain using detailed analysis of marks on bones, teeth and tools. More about An Ever-Changing Island


Science Uncovered

After hours festival
26 September 2014

Get ready for our annual celebration of science and specimens, as part of European Researchers' Night. More about Science Uncovered


Dino Snores

Sleepover event for kids
3 October 2014

Find out what the dinosaurs get up to after dark and enjoy lots of fun activities with our Hintze Hall (formerly the Central Hall) sleepover. More about Dino Snores


Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Photography exhibition
24 October 2014 – 30 August 2015

See the outstanding winning images from the 50th WPY competition in our special anniversary exhibition. More about WPY 2014


Night Safari with MasterCard - Trick or Treat Tours

Expert-led talks
30 October 2014

Join one of two special after hours Halloween events. Discover scientific hoaxes and tricks, or the Museum's most special scientific treats. More about the Trick Tour. More about the Treat Tour


Ice Rink

Outdoor attraction
30 October 2014 – 4 January 2015

Take a spin around our 1,100 square metre rink this winter, drop into the cosy Café Bar overlooking the skating and enjoy a ride on the beautiful Victorian carousel. More about the Ice Rink


Night Safari with MasterCard - Endangered

Expert-led talks
9 December 2014

Learn how scientific research can help preserve the endangered natural world at a trio of talks by Museum scientists. More about Endangered


Coming in 2015

Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
Exhibition, opens March 2015

Plunge into spectacular seascapes and explore the richness of life beneath the waves in the Museum’s exciting exhibition opening next year. In partnership with the Catlin Group Limited, who sponsor the Catlin Seaview Survey project.