People and Places, Brexit and Britain

22 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 22 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Professor Danny Dorling discusses the role of the British Empire in shaping today’s map of ethnic identity in Britain, and contemporary attitudes to immigration, emigration and...   More info

Darwin’s Fuegian Lice: From Dust to DNA

01 Mar 18:30 - 19:30 01 Mar 18:30 - 19:30 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Museum researcher Charlotte Inchley tells us how an historic collection of parasites collected by Charles Darwin during the Beagle voyage is being used to understand how extinct...   More info

Operation Earth: Meet the Experts

03 Mar 14:00 - 07 Apr 16:00 03 Mar 14:00 - 07 Apr 16:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Drop in for a chat with science experts about a host of subjects and get hands-on with science...   More info

Super Science Saturday: People & Planet

10 Mar 12:00 - 16:00 10 Mar 12:00 - 16:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Join University researchers at our big science bonanza to learn all about Earth and the people that live on it...   More info

The ‘Red Lady’ of Paviland: Britain’s Oldest Human Burial

13 Mar 18:30 - 19:30 13 Mar 18:30 - 19:30 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Professor Tom Higham reveals new insights about the Red Lady’s’ significance as one of the earliest burials of the Mid-Upper Palaeolithic period. Part of the Settlers exhibition...   More info

A Question of Taste

17 Mar 09:30 - 17:00 17 Mar 09:30 - 17:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Extract your own DNA in our lab to search for the gene that makes you a sprout-hater or sprout-lover, and discover its evolutionary importance. 50 per person. Part of the...   More info

A Little Look at: Tall & Small

19 Mar 10:30 - 12:00 19 Mar 10:30 - 12:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
See who’s the tallest and who’s the smallest in the animal kingdom. A guided tour for toddlers to 5 years...   More info

The Poetry of Geology

23 Mar 18:30 - 20:00 23 Mar 18:30 - 20:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
A chance to celebrate William Smith’s 249th birthday, see the map that changed the world’ and hear from poets and geologists he has inspired...   More info

Planet Dinosaur

25 Mar 14:00 - 16:30 25 Mar 14:00 - 16:30 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Join children’s author Elaine Wickson for a dinosaur-packed event inspired by her new book Planet Stan. Fossil hunt and activities throughout just drop in. Book for the talk at...   More info

Jurassic Packs!

05 Apr 10:30 - 13:00 05 Apr 10:30 - 13:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Borrow one of our new fossil-filled backpacks and discover more about prehistoric underwater reptiles...   More info

The Origins of Music

05 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 05 Apr 18:30 - 19:30 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Anthropologist Dr Iain Morley explores the evolution of our musical capabilities, their relation to other animal species, and their influence on shaping humankind. Part of the...   More info

What’s for Dinner?

09 Apr 13:00 - 11 Apr 16:00 09 Apr 13:00 - 11 Apr 16:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Who eats what, and who eats whom? Explore the food chain to discover what animals eat for their dinner. Plus crafts and specimen-handling...   More info

The Woods Come to Town

14 Apr 13:30 - 17:00 14 Apr 13:30 - 17:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
A series of talks exploring 75 years of scientific research from Wytham Woods...   More info

Genetic Lines

19 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 19 Apr 19:00 - 21:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
An evening of music and science. Listen to musicians’ responses to researchers from the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics as they discuss their lives and work. Part of the...   More info

Classical Night in the Museum

05 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 05 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
The Montagnana Trio will be performing a concert amongst the dinosaurs in support of Flexicare. Enjoy this rare opportunity in the glorious glass-and-iron roofed, finest neo...   More info

Postponed: Director of Natural History Museum & After Dark Tour

30 Jan 18:30 - 21:00 30 Jan 18:30 - 21:00 - Oxford Oxford
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford University Museum of Natural History
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Professor Paul Smith, Director of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, will be giving a talk entitled The Cambrian Explosion and the...   More info


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