What's on at the Museum

Discover the Museum at night

Explore the galleries

Guy the gorilla

Enjoy free daytime activities, exciting gallery experiences, and world-renowned specimen collections on your visit.

Get close to Guy the gorilla in Treasures.

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Here are some suggestions for your visit.

Blaschka glass sculpture of a radiolarian in the Treasures Cadogan Gallery
Gallery highlights

Discover all the bits no visitor wants to miss! Galleries are free, except for temporary exhibitions.

Blue whale
Gallery announcements

Find out about any gallery closures and keep up to date with gallery news.

Darwin Centre Cocoon and Atrium
Darwin Centre

Go on the Cocoon tour. Discover incredible specimens and see scientists at work.


Children examining a dinosaur skeleton
Daytime events and activities

Choose from talks, tours, Explorer backpacks, or get hands-on in the Investigate centre.

Museum floorplan
Floor Plans

View and print out maps to help plan your visit to the Museum.

Look forward to special days and nights out at the Museum
Coming soon

Get a taste of the exhibitions and events coming up in the months ahead.

Temporary exhibitions and attractions

WPY 2014 exhibition
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The WPY 2014 exhibition is now open. Book tickets.

Ice Rink 2014 graphic
Ice Rink

Book your tickets now for our magical outdoor Ice Rink. Skate, eat, drink, play and enjoy.

Coral Reefs Catlin image
Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea

Plunge into spectacular seascapes and explore amazing coral reef communities. Opens March 2015.

Book tickets

December highlights