Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Natural History Museum - Don't miss our annual festival of science this September

Science Uncovered
Our annual festival of science returns. Dive into the ocean and get a rare chance to meet Museum marine scientists at Science Uncovered: Oceans night.

Handle specimens from our collections, see Archie the squid on a behind-the-scenes tour and talk to our scientists about their cutting-edge research. Take part in activities and discover how the ocean supports all life on Earth. 

Friday 29 September

Free event, no booking required
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Stories from the ocean
Anglerfish video still
The bizarre love life of the anglerfish
Mating can be unusual when you live in the ocean. Find out how deep-sea male anglerfish use parasitic behaviour in order to mate with females.
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Whale eating krill
What do whales eat for dinner?
Find out how the giants of the ocean satisfy their appetites and why plastic in the sea poses a threat to whales.
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More September events
Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies - final weeks
Don't miss your last chance to visit our tropical butterfly house before it closes for another year. With the plants at their lushest after a summer of growth and 53 different species of butterfly, now is the perfect time to visit. 

Until 17 September
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Dino Snores for Grown-ups
Dino Snores for Grown-ups
Experience an unforgettable night in one of London's most iconic buildings. Sink your teeth into a three-course meal and take part in a range of activities before going to sleep under the watchful gaze of a giant blue whale skeleton.

22 September, 10 November
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