The Wider Earth — Darwin’s voyage on HMS Beagle

Address:
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London
Box Office:
0207 942 5000

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
13th October to 30th December 2018
10 AM to 5.50 PM (Mon-Sun); Last entry 20 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
Adults £17.50 to £79.50; Children free (when paired with an adult). See nhm.ac.uk

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Written by: David Morton

The Natural History Museum has built a special theatre space inside the museum to present the award-winning drama The Wider Earth.

It tells the gripping story of Charles Darwin's voyage to the far side of the world aboard HMS Beagle.

Using a cast of seven people alongside some remarkable puppetry and cinematic animations, The Wider Earth brings to life all the animals and uncharted landscapes that led to him making one of the most important discoveries in human history.

Evening Standard★★★★ – "A family-friendly account of Darwin's five-year voyage on HMS Beagle"

 

> Talk about Wider Earth

> Craig’s review of Natural History Museum – “If you lived near London as a little kid then you probably remember this place from the school holidays. I always ended up here because it's got dinosaurs in it and kids love dinosaurs. And now here I am, thirty-five years later... still a kid... wondering what they've done with the giant Diplodocus in the entrance hall. Where's Dippy gone? He was part of my youth! 15… continued”

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