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The Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 12018-12-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known sci... More about this event
 
Natural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkThe earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 25th October. The 1,000 square metre rink outside Alfred Waterhouse's imposing building is surrounded by 80,000 glowing pea-lights dangling from the overhanging trees and a sparkling 30 foot Christmas tree. Additional attr2018-12-18T00:00:00+00002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING  From £8.80 (Children), £12.65 (Adults), £39.60 (Family)
DATES  25th October 2018 to 6th January 2019
The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 25th October. The 1,000 square ... More about this event
 
The Wider EarthThe Wider EarthThe Wider EarthUnveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama about the story of young Charles Darwin. In the European premiere of David Morton's award-winning biographical drama, audiences will join 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world. T2018-12-18T19:30:00+00002018-12-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING  £19.50-£79.50
DATES  2nd October to 30th December 2018
Unveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama about the story of young Ch... More about this event
 
Life in the DarkLife in the DarkLife in the DarkA new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without light. From the middle of the night to the darkest of caves and into the deepest oceans, there are entire worlds that are left completely in the dark and undiscovered. Using the latest scientific and technologic advances, the exh2018-12-18T00:00:00+00002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING  Adult £14, concession £9.50, under 16 Free
DATES  13th July 2018 to 6th January 2019
A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without light. From the middle of the night to... More about this event
 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's winner, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten, scooped the grand prize with his image, The Golden Couple, which shows a pair of golden snub-n2018-12-18T00:00:00+00002019-09-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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PRICING  £13.50 (Adult), £8 (Child and concession), £28-£38 (Family)
DATES  19th October 2018 to 8th September 2019
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on an... More about this event
 
 
 

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Christmas Tree 2018
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

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Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

A unique insight into the design process behind a selection of groundbreaking contemporary videogames. Design work, including concept art and ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

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Fashioned From Nature
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Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

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The Gingerbread City
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Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

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Tom Tlalim: Tonotopia
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

An audiovisual display exploring people's experiences hearing different sounds and music through their cochlear implants....More

Janette Kerr: North
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Barbican The Pit

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