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Natural History Museum

free admission + climate change + nature + local wildlife

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The Natural History Museum will be closed to general visitors from 12pm - 3.30pm on:
Thursday 4th August for Animal Encounters and
Thursday 11th August for The Big Bug Experience
Shows are at: 12pm, 1.15pm and 2.30pm, £3 per person, booking required. Please call 01206 282941 for tickets.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Free entry will be possible before and after the events from 10am-12pm and 3.30pm-5pm.

 

The museum will be closed to general visitors from 12pm-3.30pm on these dates. Free entry will be possible before and after the events from 10am-12pm and 3.30pm-5pm.

Free admission

A fascinating chance to get closer to nature. Find out about wildlife habitats, biodiversity and climate change.

Did you know that there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that mammoths and hippos used to roam this area? Discover more about open salt marshes, beaches and the creatures that lurk beneath your feet. Crawl through the badger sett, stroke the friendly fox and enjoy many hands-on activities.