Talks and tours

Explore our research and collections

Why are flamingos pink? How do spiders date? What is the biggest specimen in the Museum's collection? Where do our scientists search for new species?

Drop in to the Attenborough Studio at one of our regular Nature Live daytime talks and events to get closer to our scientists and discover more about their research. Or take a behind-the-scenes tour of our vast collection of preserved zoological specimens.

  • Multimedia guides
    Multimedia guides

    Book a handheld multimedia guide before you visit the Museum or hire at the Hintze Hall desk.

  • Nature Live
    Nature Live talks and events

    Join our researchers and curators in talks and shows in the state-of-the-art Darwin Centre Attenborough Studio.

  • Spirit Collection Tour
    Spirit Collection Tours

    Discover fascinating zoological specimens preserved in spirit in our storerooms, including a colossal squid.

  • Sign language symbol
    BSL-interpreted events

    Find out more about our programme of British Sign Language-interpreted events, open to everyone.