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  • 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.

  • 04Oct

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

    Tours cost £5 per person. Booking essential.

  • 11Oct

    Taking place on the second Friday of every month in the Museum’s Discovery Space, the Discovery Talks explore themes from the history of the collections to current zoological research.   

    13.15-13.45

    Suitable for ages 12+

    Free. No need to book.

  • 16Oct

     

    Visit the Museum for quiz-show fun as scientists are pitted against each other to talk about animal topics without hesitation, repetition or deviation.

    Suitable for ages 12+

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 18Oct

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

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 20Oct

    Join researcher Wanne Mendonck from the Faculty of English on a top-speed tour through the museum’s animal world … as the Victorians experienced it!

  • 22Oct

    Come along to find out how we go about discovering the problems faced by threatened species, how we are using a range of exciting and novel conservation techniques to help this species and to hear about progress during the first three years. Project Godwit is a five year project funded by EU Life and the Heritage Lottery Fund.   

  • 23Oct

    Visit the Museum for half term fun with hands on activities and makes.

    Explore and Draw Evolution