Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Natural History Museum - Introducing our autumn season

Splitting the Catch © Audun Rikardsen
Wildlife Photographer of the Year - 
opens 21 October
Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns with 100 new award-winning images from the world’s best wildlife photographers. See nature up close in breathtaking detail, from inquisitive orcas to curious fox cubs. Find out how Audun Rikardsen took this image, Splitting the Catch.

Associate sponsor DONG Energy.

Open after hours during Lates on Friday 28 October and Friday 25 November.
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Dance with Dippy in Hintze Hall
Last dance with Dippy:
New Year's Eve Ball - book ahead
Ring in the new year at the Museum’s first-ever New Year’s Eve Ball, in collaboration with Guilty Pleasures. Explore the Dinosaurs gallery, request your favourite song and count down to 2017.
Saturday 31 December, 20.00-01.00
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A reindeer eyeball sliced in half
Get an eyeful of Colour and Vision
Change how you see the world at Colour and Vision for #WorldSightDay this week. Goggle at hundreds of specimens in an interactive wall of eyes, including this reindeer eye - showcasing amazing colour-changing iridescence.

Lead sponsor LG OLED TV.

Closes 6 November

Open after hours during Lates on Friday 28 October.
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Silent disco in Hintze Hall
Dippy Silent Disco
Get your dancing shoes on for the Museum’s silent dinosaur disco. Pick a channel and choose a side as three DJs battle it out while you dance the night away with Dippy the Diplodocus.

Friday 25 November, 22.15-01.00
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Lates events at the Museum
October Lates: Discovery
Start your weekend the natural way at Lates. Discover some of the Museum’s most treasured specimens on a guided tour, or simply grab a drink, visit an exhibition and explore the galleries after hours.

Friday 28 October, 18.00-22.00
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TV presenter and cameraman Simon King
Exclusive evenings for Members
The autumn Members’ events programmeincludes an evening with TV presenter Simon King, and the latest dinosaur discoveries with Museum palaeontologist Professor Paul Barrett. Become a Member today to book your place, and discover a host of other benefits.
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Museum staff member Rachel collects the award
Museum wins
Cultural Attraction of the Year
The Museum was named Cultural Attraction of the Year at the London Lifestyle Awards 2016. The awards are voted on by the general public - thanks to you, our visitors, for voting!