All posts tagged: Natural History Museum

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 […]

Gift ideas inspired by the natural world

Indulge in a spot of retail therapy this summer with a visit to the Natural History Museum online shop where you’ll find lots of great gift ideas for nature-lovers of all ages. From beautiful accessories and brilliant kids’ toys to stunning wall prints and fabulous t-shirts and bags, choose your favourite museum pieces from a […]

Natural History Museums set to reopen

The Natural History Museum in London and Hertfordshire will reopen their doors to visitors on Wednesday 5th August following almost five months of closure – the longest period since the second world war. London’s famous South Kensington building, home to one of the most important scientific collections in the world, will initially open Wednesdays to […]

Help hedgehogs in your garden + WIN! A Seedball collection

It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week and to mark the occasion Seedball has collaborated with People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) to bring you their new Hedgehog Mix – specially created to produce a hedgehog friendly wildflower patch in your garden. All flowers in the mix – a blend of Birdsfoot Trefoil, Poppy, Red Clover, Self Heal, […]

Vote for Wildlife Photographer of the Year + WIN! the book

Online voting is now open for the public to choose their favourite image from this year’s Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Fans of wildlife photography can choose their favourite from 25 images, pre-selected by the Natural History Museum from over 48,000 entries from 100 countries. Shortlisted images are currently on display […]

Festive inspiration from The Natural History Museum

Wildlife fans will love the new Christmas range from The Natural History Museum this year. From tree decorations and books for kids to festive dinosaur jumpers and calendars, browse our pick of the best and kick start your Christmas here… Handmade dodo Christmas decoration Beautiful hand-embroidered gold dodo Christmas decoration, exclusive to the Museum, with a smooth […]

Offer: Natural History Museum games for dinosaur fans

Hours of fun to be had over the summer holiday with these brilliant dinosaur-themed games from The Natural History Museum.  Plus, for a limited time only, both Cluedo: The Stolen Stegosaurus board game and Museum Operation Dinosaurs game can be purchased at half the original price – a mammoth saving! 🦕 Cluedo: The Stolen Stegosaurus board game – £15 (was […]

Amazing wildlife photography at London’s Natural History Museum

Professional photographer David Lloyd is the winner of the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. His photograph of a pair of male lions, entitled ‘Bond of Brothers’, saw off competition from more than 45,000 entries. The two adult males, likely brothers, rubbed faces for around 30 seconds before settling down. […]

Best animal books for younger readers

The girl who really, really, really loves dinosaurs (Natural History Museum) With its bright colours and simple observations, ‘The girl who really, really loves dinosaurs’ by artist John Hamilton was a hit with my eighteen-month-old, who not only loved spotting the dinosaurs in the book but also the other animals that appear along the way. […]

Evolution of extinct Jamaican monkey species revealed

International conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) has today announced that analysis of bones from an extinct monkey species found in Jamaica reveal it experienced an extraordinary evolution. The mysterious monkey – named Xenothrix  – was discovered by teams from ZSL, London’s Natural History Museum and the American Museum of Natural History in New York […]

Sensational Butterflies visit London

A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London features hundreds of live butterflies and moths on display in a tropical butterfly house. Sensational Butterflies includes a kaleidoscope of colourful butterfly species ethically sourced from Central and South America, Africa and Asia especially for the show. Follow the trail through a tropical habitat of […]

Natural History Museum release innovative kids books

The Natural History Museum have released some wonderful animal inspired books for kids of all ages, just in time for summer. The Lift-the-Flap and Colour series is an innovative new colouring-in range created in partnership with Frances Lincoln Children’s Books to stimulate a life-long passion for wildlife, ecology and conservation. Following on from the success of Jungle and […]