Women In Science: Palaeontology Tour

Image of palaeontologist Mary Anning with hammer and dog

Event schedule details

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 June

12.00-12.45, 13.30-14.15, 14.30-15.15

Event location details

Natural History Museum

Take a guided tour of the Natural History Museum and discover the fascinating work of women scientists past and present. You'll hear the gripping histories of several women scientists across history including some who've worked at the Museum. Encounter numerous treasures such as specimens collected by Mary Anning and learn more about the Museum's displays and our cutting-edge science.

Visitor information

This event will have some advance tickets released ahead of the Festival weekend.

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Event categories

  • Adults
  • Talks and tours
Image of palaeontologist Mary Anning with hammer and dog