TIME AND PLACE:
@ Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD
Free entry and ticketed exhibitions, book online
Enjoy special events and late-night access to the exhibitions, galleries and shops.
Exploring Deep Sea Vents, learn about surprising new species found in the deep sea and how Museum scientists study life in such extreme conditions.
Life on the Inside: Parasites, see some of the largest, longest and most gruesome specimens up close, and learn about them with their resident expert.
The Secrets of Reptiles – some reptiles have a remarkably long lifespan. The giant tortoise, for example, can live for around 100 years. But what is the secret to its longevity? Snakes have evolved powerful venom, but how has such extreme toxicity come about? Get a rare glimpse at specimens from the collection and speak to their Reptile Curator.
Don’t miss out – it’s your last chance to see Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015-16 and Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System after hours, as both photography exhibitions enter their final weeks.
Also, enjoy refreshments including cocktails, alcoholic milkshakes, lager, pale ale, red and white wine, Prosecco and soft drinks. Re-fuel with a selection of crackers and crisps, available at the bars. Find wraps, baguettes and sandwiches in the main café in the Blue Zone. Hot food is served at the Red Zone Deli.