Natural History Museum – Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Spirit Collection (age strictly 8 years and up only)

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Exhibitions / Events Category: Kids

  • Most days until 2 January 2020

    Go behind the scenes with our knowledgeable science educators for a look at the Museum’s fascinating zoology collection preserved in spirit.

    As we explore some of the Darwin Centre’s 27 kilometres of shelves, you’ll encounter numerous treasures hidden among the 22 million animal specimens housed here.

    You’ll meet Archie, our 8.62-metre-long giant squid, view specimens collected by Charles Darwin himself and learn more about our cutting-edge research.

    The tour is suitable for adults and children over eight years old. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.

    Bags are not allowed on the tour, but free use of the cloakroom is included in your ticket.

    If you’ll be using a wheelchair on this tour, please let us know in advance so can we make appropriate arrangements.

    Meet at Turbinaria coral bay in Hintze Hall

    Tours are 45 minutes and start at 11.30, 12.30, 1.30.  On most weekends and during school holidays there is an extra tour at 3.30.

    Tickets are £15.00


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