3D Scanning

A person in a white lab coat using a scanner

Event schedule details

Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 June

12.00 - 17.00

Event location details

Red Zone

Natural History Museum

Discover how beautiful 3D models of nature are used by scientists to understand it, and inspire how we protect it.

The Natural History Museum is home to state of the art 3D scanners and technology that allow scientists to study nature in more detail than ever before. The Museum strives for a world where both people and planet can thrive. To do that we use our collections and technology to understand more about the natural world. In this interactive exhibit, discover how the museum creates beautiful 3D models using sophisticated scanners and printers, and how these models can be crucial in helping scientists understand more about the natural world and how to better protect it.

Visitor information

This is a drop in event suitable for families with children aged 5+. The event has step-free access.

To attend the Festival, please make sure to register for free. Registering is the only way to receive the latest Festival updates, a first look at the programme, and opportunities to book free tickets for popular events.


Event categories

  • Family (ages 5+)
  • Exhibit
A person in a white lab coat using a scanner