Nature

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards ceremony | #NHM_Live special

Watch our coverage of the #WPY53 awards ceremony in this #NHM_Live special, recorded live from the Museum’s Hintze Hall. See all the winners in...

Operation Ammonite | Natural History Museum

Museum scientists saved scientifically important slabs from a 199-million-year-old ammonite fossil bed in Lyme Regis, Dorset after they were...

The Cannibals of Gough's Cave | Natural History Museum

A human bone engraved with zigzag marks reveals the people living in Gough's Cave in southwest England 14,700 years ago were practicing cannibalism...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: the reality of a sewage surfer | Natural History Museum

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 53 finalist Justin Hofman explains why he thinks his image of a seahorse has had such impact.

When whales walked on four legs | Natural History Museum

Early ancestors of the ocean's biggest animals once walked on land. Follow their extraordinary journey from shore to sea.

The snakes of South Kensington with Jeff Streicher | #NHM_Live

For the final episode of #NHM_Live in series 2 starred the snakes of our collections in South Kensington. Joining host Alison Shean was Jeff...

The mighty megafauna with Pip Brewer | #NHM_Live

Do you know your mastodons from your mammoths? Join host Alastair Hendry as he speaks to Pip Brewer, Curator of Fossil Mammals to find out more...

Why do wasps build nests? | Natural History Museum

There are 7,000 species of wasps living in the UK, 200 of which build nests. Dr Gavin Broad explains one of the collection's unique nests. Find out...

How to restore a sunfish almost as old as the Museum itself | Natural History Museum

The Museum's conservation team took on the challenge of restoring a very old, but scientifically irreplaceable sunfish specimen that had been at...

Shark tales of the past and present with Emma Bernard | #NHM_Live

Emma Bernard, Curator of Fossil Fish, was with host Alistair Hendry for #NHM_Live to show off some of the Museum's shark specimens, and to answer...

Meet the spiders with Jan Beccaloni | #NHM_Live

Jan Beccaloni, Curator of Arachnida, was with host David Urry to show you some spidery specimens. From their ‘scary movement’ and the impacts of...

Dippy about the whale with Lorraine Cornish and Richard Sabin | #NHM_Live

On 13 July 2017 the Museum unveiled Hope the blue whale, a spectacular 25-metre-long specimen suspended from the ceiling of the Museum’s central...

Seaweeds: a hidden habitat under threat | Natural History Museum

Follow the final stages of the creation of the seaweed displays in the redeveloped Hintze Hall.

The blue whale: a three-year labour of love | Natural History Museum

We've reached the end of a three year project to install a blue whale skeleton in the Museum's central space. Watch a summary of the work involved...