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At the Natural History Museum we have a variety of activities and events that run every day.

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Families (7+)

Families
Animal Vision for families
Animal Vision for families

A fun show investigating a world only visible to certain animals.

27 August 2014 10:30 - 11:00, 11:30 - 12:00, 12:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 14:00

Anyone

Anyone
Cocoon
Cocoon

Take a self-guided tour in the futuristic Cocoon and explore our insect and plant specimen collections and latest research.

23 August 2014
24 August 2014
25 August 2014
26 August 2014
27 August 2014
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Anyone

Anyone
Dino Snores
Dino Snores

Ever wondered what goes on at the Museum at night? Then come and sleep over. Suitable for children aged 7 - 11 years old.

20 September 2014 19:00
3 October 2014 19:00
15 November 2014 19:00
6 December 2014 19:00

Families (7+)

Families
Edible Insects
Edible Insects

From roasted slugs to crunchy crickets, join us to look at the bushtucker diet, including a chance to try an unusual snack.

28 August 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

Families (7+)

Families
Hands on Nature - Dinosaurs
Hands on Nature - Dinosaurs

Is it a dinosaur? Get up close and personal with real specimens to find out.

27 August 2014 14:00 - 17:00

Families (all ages)

Families
Hands on Nature - Mammoths
Hands on Nature - Mammoths

Drop in to our fun mammoths workshop for lots of games and specimen handling.

23 August 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
26 August 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
28 August 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
29 August 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
30 August 2014 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00

Families (all ages)

Families
Ice Rink
Ice Rink

Skate, enjoy food and drink in the Café Bar and a spin on the carousel.

30 October 2014 - 4 January 2015 10:00

Families (all ages)

Families
Investigate for families
Investigate for families

Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre. Centre closes at 17:00. Last entry is at 16.30.

23 August 2014 11:00 - 17:00
24 August 2014 11:00 - 17:00
25 August 2014 11:00 - 17:00
26 August 2014 11:00 - 17:00
27 August 2014 11:00 - 17:00

Families (all ages)

Families
Mary Anning
Mary Anning

Meet Mary Anning, a pioneering fossil hunter from 19th century.

29 August 2014 11:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 15:30

Anyone

Anyone
Multimedia guides
Multimedia guides

Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.

28 November 2013 - 31 December 2023

Families (7-12)

Families
Pond Life
Pond Life

Discover the creatures living in the Museum pond with our Science educators.

24 August 2014 11:00 - 17:00
28 August 2014 11:00 - 17:00
31 August 2014 11:00 - 17:00

Families (all ages)

Families
Puppets - Maisie and the mammoth tooth
Puppets - Maisie and the mammoth tooth

Travel back to the Ice Age with Maisie and the tooth fairy.

25 August 2014 12:00, 13:30
31 August 2014 12:00, 13:30
1 September 2014 12:00, 13:30

Anyone

Anyone
Who do you think you really are? Interactive film
Who do you think you really are? Interactive film

Augmented reality brings extinct creatures to life in the studio in our interactive film about evolution.

23 August 2014 15:30 - 16:20
24 August 2014 15:30 - 16:20
25 August 2014 15:30 - 16:20
26 August 2014 15:30 - 16:20
27 August 2014 15:30 - 16:20