Exhibition: Life in the Dark

This exhibition CLOSED on Sun, 6th Jan 2019

This exhibition has finished.

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: £11.50

Leave daylight behind and put your senses to the test in this illuminating exhibition.

Meet the creatures that thrive at night, in pitch-black caves and deep in the sea.

Enter the worlds of nocturnal animals and discover how they find their way around their environment, hunt, mate and evade predators.

Venture into the shadows of a bat cave where intriguing characters dwell in the rocky underworld.

Take a deep breath and immerse yourself in the beauty of underwater bioluminescent display and get up-close to the weird and wonderful life which flourishes in the darkness.

What will you discover?

Encounter live Mexican blind cave fish that don't need eyes to navigate.

See yourself through the eyes of a cave boa.

Get hands-on with familiar nocturnal animals.

Smell the distinctive aromas of the bat cave.

Enjoy breathtaking live footage from the deep sea.

Hear a symphony of nocturnal sounds and identify the creatures that make them.

Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Natural History Museum,

Cromwell Road, London,

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