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Halloween gifts inspired by the natural world

With Halloween looming and the dark nights drawing in, why not enter into the spirit of the occasion and choose your spooky favourites from our online shop. From creepy gifts to frightful toys, we hope you enjoy our pick! 


Crow Skeleton Pendant

A taxidermist’s dream, this crow skeleton pendant makes the ideal fashion statement for those who like a touch of the macabre.

  • enamel and brass
  • pendant measures 5cm


‘Bite Me’ Baseball Cap

A ferocious T. rex roars “Bite me” on the front of this black snapback cap, making a cool accessory for little monsters.

  • one size / adjustable
  • official Natural History Museum souvenir
£10 – shop here


3D Printed Mini Dippy Skull

This quality 3D printed miniature skull of  Dippy the Diplodocus is an excellent gift for dinosaur fanatics.

  • 6 x 3 x 2cm
  • made from PA2200 Nylon
  • official souvenir of Dippy on Tour
£15 – shop here


Human Skull Unisex T-shirt

Come face-to-face with the past in this eerie-looking tee featuring a skull resembling one from the Museum’s Human Evolution gallery.

  • 100% cotton
  • printed in the UK
  • exclusive to the Museum
  • available in ladies fit
£18 – shop here



Almodovar Wooden Bat Box

These boxes are divided into two sections and provide space for a greater number of bats. Suitable for a range of species including the brown long-eared bat and the pipistrelle.

  • 42.5 cm wide x 57 cm high
  • FSC® Certified Wood
£44.99 – shop here
Stretchy Tarantula Toy

Squeeze and stretch this spider to your heart’s content – he won’t bite back! A fun replica toy that is lifelike enough to fuel a spider fan’s interest.

  • Bead filling
£3 – shop here


Into The Night Wall Print

During the summer months, 20 million Mexican free-tailed bats arrive at Bracken Cave in Texas, USA, to have their babies. Each evening at dusk, the hungry mothers emerge into the night in a vortex, to feed on insects.

From £20 – shop here


T-rex Claw Socks

Little monsters can stomp into playtime with these ferocious T. rex claw socks.

  • 100% cotton
  • Museum branded, approved by scientists
  • kids size 6.5 to adult size 5
  • also in dinosaur skeleton
£3 – shop here



For more fantastic gift ideas, head to the Discover Animals online shop.

Main image: Into the Night by Karine Aigner – People’s Choice Award nominee Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016


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