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  • 15Aug

    Visit the Museum of Zoology for an afternoon of coral-themed activities. Learn about these amazing animals, the habitats they create and the threats they face with hands on activities and makes.

  • 16Aug

    Discover animals without legs with stories and play, and make your very own worm to take home with you.

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 06Sep

    Hear stories, play games and explore our collections with tales of monkeys and their friends at the Museum. 

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 13Sep

    Computerised tomography (CT) scans are widely used in medicine to see inside the body to diagnose and monitor illnesses. CT scans also have an important place in modern Zoology. Join Museum researcher Dr Kate Criswell as she explores fish anatomy using CT scans of some of the specimens in the Museum’s fish collection.

    13.15-13.45

  • 13Sep

    Take a tour around our Evolution as Inspiration exhibition with its curator, Jack Ashby. The exhibition showcases artworks by Jonathan Kingdon, who seeks to explore how and why incredible structures, shapes and patterns – both in the inner workings of animal bodies and in their external appearances – have evolved.

  • 14Sep

    Take a tour around our Evolution as Inspiration exhibition with its curator, Jack Ashby. The exhibition showcases artworks by Jonathan Kingdon, who seeks to explore how and why incredible structures, shapes and patterns – both in the inner workings of animal bodies and in their external appearances – have evolved.

  • 17Sep

    In 2020 the world will establish a “New Deal for Nature”, with targets to halt the loss of biodiversity. How can we be sure that sufficient progress will be made to sustain life on Earth?

  • 20Sep

    Hear stories, play games and explore our collections with tales of monkeys and their friends at the Museum. 

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 25Sep

    Delve deeper into the natural world. Grab a drink and join us amongst the specimen jars and skeletons. Use strategy, tactics and a little healthy competition to beat your opponents in animal-inspired board games.

    Suitable for ages 18+

    Free. No need to book. 

  • 04Oct

     

    Explore the animal kingdom with stories and play. The Museum of Zoology is the ‘plaice’ learn about fishes and their friends.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    Free. Booking recommended.