Connect with a tarantula, listen to accordion earthworm music, learn how big cats are tracked, enjoy film screenings, discover Evenki cosmology, guess the source of the next pandemic’, respect volcanoes, make art, play board games, join workshops, talks and tours, listen to live music….. and all for free.

Yes, the family-friendly and free Museum Late Nights are back at Oxford’s Museum of Natural History and Pitt Rivers this Friday night between 7pm-10pm to help celebrate new exhibition Making Connections.

Late Night at the Museums

Explore museum specimens and Oxford University research through crafts, talks, games and stories. Learn from specialists about the interrelationship between Earth and life whilst enjoying music strolling around our illuminated exhibits and enjoy a drink at the bar.

Other fun events at Oxford’s Museum of Natural History includes making a climate change-fighting sea otter paperchain, handling museum specimens, watching a genome being sequenced and finding out why knowing which fly it belongs to could save lives and discover how volcanoes are responsible for you being here today.

Performing Tibetan Identities at Pitt Rivers by Ian Wallman

The Pitt Rivers Museum will boast behind the scenes collections tours, performances by musician MC Raws, exploring the world of the Evenki in VR, film screenings, talks on featherwork, exhibition tours, Multaka origami, workshops on disability heritage

Your free tickets to CONNECTED WORLDS on Friday May 5 must be booked at