A Greenland shark beached in Northumberland has been preserved in the Museum’s spirit collection.
It will now be studied by researchers hoping to find out more about these rarely seen creatures.
Relive the dramatic story of prehistoric Britain, its people and changing landscapes in this major exhibition.
13 Feb 2014 - 28 Sep 2014
Discover the secret world of the humble earthworm, and find out how important these creatures are to our ecosystem.
19 Sep 2014, 14:30
What is a museum herbarium? Come and meet a Museum curator who looks after some of the plants we keep there.
21 Sep 2014, 14:30
The details of Richard III’s bloody battlefield death have been revealed for the first time through CT scanning of his suspected skeleton.More news