22 June 2017 - 8 October 2017

Help us create a different kind of museum of nature – one that celebrates our everyday relationship with the world around us.

What do you think best represents modern nature? Share your photos and stories with us online!


Would you like a playful path, a relaxed ramble or a deep dive into our collection this summer?

Body Squabbles

I am huge. Follow Rob Bidder's weekly webcomic, published every Friday.

The Outsiders

The fifth part of our digital story takes us to Gloucester in 1896, where Ethel Cromwell is taken ill at the height of Britain's last great smallpox epidemic.


This engaging and intelligent examination reveals our relationship with sound as both personal and far, far more complex than we might expect.

Our shop is now available online. Browse a selection of our quirky gifts and books, delivered to your door.