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  • 25Oct

    Drop in to draw at the Museum of Zoology. Discover life on mountains, in deserts, at the poles and under the sea, and make a creature to add to the ‘stream of extremes’ in the Museum.  

    All ages.

    Free. Drop-in.

  • 26Oct

    Visit the Museum after hours, buy a glass of wine and be inspired to draw by the amazing collections of the Museum of Zoology. What would life be like as a tiny whale, an ENORMOUS flea, a speedy sloth or a cheetah moving at a snail’s pace? Join us as we turn animal extremes on their heads.  

    Suitable for 18+

    Free. Drop-in.

  • 02Nov

    Dinosaur ahead! Discover amazing animals from the past with stories and play.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    Free. Booking recommended.

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  • 02Nov

     

    Discover some of the myths and legends that swirl around animals in the Museum of Zoology, from moths from a royal bedchamber to the tale of the legendary Yatiantota Tusker.

    15.00-16.00

    Suitable for ages 12+

    Tickets: £5. Booking essential

  • 09Nov

     

    Join researcher Dr Katrin Linse from the British Antarctic Survey as she takes you on a journey to the East Scotia Ridge, a hydrothermal vent system at the bottom of the Southern Ocean. Discover the community of animals that thrive in the hot, chemical-rich waters deadly to most life forms.

    13.15-13.45

  • 21Nov

    The Jazz Festival is back at the Museum of Zoology. With boundary pushing Jazz in the Whale Cafe, the chance to chat to researchers and wander the new galleries after-dark.

  • 01Dec

    Winter Wildlife Family Fun Day

    Find out how animals survive winter and live in cold places. Discover the creatures that hibernate, and those that are active in the winter months, with trails, hands on activities and crafts

    10.00 – 16.30

    Suitable for ages 4+

    Free. No need to book.

  • 07Dec

    Brrrr. Explore the animals that live in cold places with stories and play, and create creature Christmas cards.  

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 07Dec

    From the cold of Antarctica, to the extreme heat of hydrothermal vents, take a tour around the Museum of Zoology and discover some of the adaptations Animals have to life at the extremes.

    15.00-16.00

    Suitable for ages 12+

    Tickets: £5. Booking essential

  • 30Jan

     

    Make like a swallow and escape the UK winter cold at the Museum of Zoology. Hear about the science of animal migrations, and explore warmer climes with arts and trails for grown ups.

    18.00-21.00

    Suitable for ages 18+

    Free. No need to book.