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Get up close to some of our planet’s most fascinating creatures in this hands-on family show.

Calling all brave explorers as we journey around the Earth to look at the changes that are impacting our precious wildlife and environment.

Meet snakes, lizards, tarantulas and explore some of the super science that's helping to protect the habitats of these amazing animals. Plus we will show how we can all live more sustainably to conserve our planet.

Running times

This event will run at 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm, lasting approximately 45 minutes.

Ticketed – these sessions are timed and have limited capacity. Please go to the information desk in the Marble Hall to get your ticket on the day of your event. Without a ticket you will be denied entry.

Attending the event

  • Free to attend
  • Registration on the day, get your ticket at the information desk
  • Tickets allocated on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Tickets available one hour before event time
  • Doors open 15 minutes before start of event
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Travel and accessibility information - contact us directly to arrange any specific accessibility requirements 
  • This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2018

For all enquiries, please email

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