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  • 15Nov

    From HUGE elephants to tiny mice, explore animals big and small with stories and play.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 26Nov

    Join us for the latest Earth Talk as Conor Jameson of Birdlife International tells the colourfully illustrated story behind the rise of international conservation, from the early pioneers to the global alliance of over a hundred partner organisations we know today.

  • 30Nov

    Our winter wildlife is taking a tropical theme this year! Discover the wonderful world of coral, create sustainable Christmas decorations, and add your fish to our recycled reef.

    12.00-16.30

    Suitable for ages 4+

    Free. No need to book.

  • 13Dec

     

    Get cosy and curl up for stories about animals that sleep through the winter, and make your own hibernating creature cards to take home with you.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 10Jan

    Discovery Talk: Dr Jason Head, Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology

    13.15-13.45

    Join our Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology Dr Jason Head as he delves into the amazing world of reptiles.  

    Suitable for ages 12+

    Free. No need to book.

  • 31Jan

    Join University of Cambridge New Music Group, conducted by Darren Bloom, for a programme of music including: John Luther Adams - The Light that Fills the World; Benjamin Graves - The Visions of Elizabeth Barton; Kaija Saariaho - Terrestre Grisey – Périodes; and new works by students of the University of Cambridge.

  • 07Feb

     

    Discover the animals of Africa with stories and play. Walk like a giraffe, roar like a lion and make an animal puppet to take home with you.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 07Feb

    Book onto a tour and uncover the fascinating stories behind our collections, from the beetles of Charles Darwin to the talk of our fin whale.
    Suitable for ages 12+

    Tour cost £5 per person

  • 14Feb

    Discovery Talk: Tracking animal movement from the tropics to the Antarctic  

  • 19Feb

    Visit the Museum after hours and discover the different ways animals sense the world around them. This event is part of Twilight at the Museums taking place across the Cambridge. (Please be aware: the Museum will close at 15.30 to set up for this event & you may have to queue as this event is very popular).

    16.30-19.30