Events for Adults at the Natural History Museum

Crime Scene Live
Do you have what it takes to catch a killer? Become a detective for the night and work with the Museum’s forensic experts to solve a murder mystery. A priceless stone has been stolen from the Natural History Museum and a killer is on the loose. It’s up to you to gather the evidence, analyse the facts and carry out experiments to bring the criminal to justice. You and your team of sleuths will explore the Museum and use the science behind crime scene investigation and detective work to establish when, where and how the crimes occurred.

You’ll learn about the tiny animals used to determine time of death, analyse fingerprints with real-life police officers, decode blood spatter patterns and work with our forensic experts to catch the killer.

This event is for those aged 18 and over. Bookings are required. Please be aware that this event involves scenes of a gruesome nature. We cannot allow entry into the event after 19.45. Please be aware that you may miss some of the activities if you arrive late. Ticket includes a free drink on arrival.

Dates and times:                   20 July, 21 September, 1 October, 5 November, 18.30-22.30
Admission:                            Adult: £63, Member: £56.70


Meet our scientists and discover more about the natural world at this free event. Attend talks in the Attenborough Studio or hang out with Hope the blue whale. Walk with dinosaurs through Earth Hall, wander through the Life in the Dark, or simply relax with a bite to eat and a drink in one of London’s most magnificent buildings before a silent disco in Hintze Hall.

In the coming months our Lates events will explore Life in the Dark (July) and Explorers (August).

Dates and times:        27 July, 31 August, 21 September, 26 October, 18.00-22.00
Admission:                  Free entry (with some ticketed activities)

Silent Disco
Make waves under Hope the blue whale as you don a headset and dance the night away at this unique silent disco. Three DJs battle it out on separate wireless channels playing the best in pop, rock and party classics. A full bar will serve drinks into the night before the nearby Night Tube takes you home.

Dates and times:       31 August, 22.15-01.00
Admission:                  Adult: £22, Member £20

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