What’s On

Erdkunde: The Study of the Earth

EXHIBITION: Artists John Wood and Paul Harrison present Erdkunde: The Study of the Earth, a new video work inspired by the museum’s geology collections.

Prehistoric Fun: Family Discovery Day

FAMILY: Handle stone tools used around 300,000 years ago, discover the mysterious Bronze Age carvings on the Pool Farm Cist Slab, and create your own prehistoric-style cave paintings.

death: the human experience

EXHIBITION: Explore the human response to death through objects & stories from across the world and closer to home, from ancient times to modern practices.

Papua New Guinea: Family Discovery Day

FAMILY: Make your own colourful headdress inspired by the crafts of Papua New Guinea and the beautiful plumes and feathers of our exotic birds in our World Wildlife Gallery.

The Big Draw: Them Bones!

FAMILY: Explore skeletons through stories, drawing and making. Be inspired by our dinosaurs and fossils, our animal skeleton collection, our exhibitions and displays.