Exhibitions and attractions

Sensational Butterflies

31 March - 17 September 2017

See hundreds of live butterflies and moths in our tropical butterfly house.

  • Tickets: £5.85 - £19.80

Whales: Beneath the surface

14 July 2017 - 28 February 2018

Explore the extraordinary lives of whales in a major family exhibition.

  • Tickets: £7.50 - £11.50

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

21 October 2016 - 10 September 2017

See startling images produced by photographers' passion for the natural world.

  • Tickets: £6.50 - £36.90. Transaction fees apply.

Art of British Natural History

Explore the diverse wildlife of the British Isles and admire artworks of some of our most iconic species. Until 1 July 2018.

Free in our Images of Nature gallery.

Evening events

Lates

The Museum comes alive at night. Explore our galleries, exhibitions and shops after hours and enjoy exciting late-night activities.

Crime Scene Live

Become a crime scene investigator for the night and work with the Museum's scientists to solve a murder.

Dino Snores for Grown-ups

Enjoy a night of music, food, science and cinema at this sleepover for grown-ups.

Dino Snores for Kids

Kids will explore, take part in fun activities and meet our T.rex hidden in the shadows.

New Year's Eve: Under the Sea

Dance the night away under our blue whale and ring in 2018 at the Museum's underwater-themed New Year’s Eve party.