Movie Nights at the Museum



Book tickets on the Time Out website. 

Take your seat, grab some popcorn and snacks, and settle in for Movie Nights at the Museum.

Celebrate the arrival of the blue whale in Hintze Hall with an ocean-inspired cinema season, hosted in collaboration with Time Out.

Watch as we separate fact from fiction, in a video of one of our scientists discussing our featured animals with an editor from Time Out.


Did you know that great whites are not usually ravenous man-eaters and actually find the taste of human flesh unpalatable?

Nevertheless, this legendary Steven Spielberg thriller sees a giant great white shark wreak havoc on the shores of a New England beach town.

Free Willy

Did you know that the killer whale is not a whale but a dolphin?

In this heart-warming 90s classic, orphan Jesse befriends a captive killer whale and does whatever it takes to return him to his family and ocean home.

Finding Nemo

Did you know that fish are actually good at remembering things?

Follow young clownfish Nemo as he is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home and his father and forgetful sidekick embark on a courageous journey to find him and bring him home in this epic Disney adventure.

The Little Mermaid

Did you know flounders are actually brown and flat with both eyes on one side of their bodies?

In this classic Disney tale of a mermaid princess who dreams of becoming human, Ariel falls in love with a handsome prince, much to the dismay of her father and long-suffering friends.

Discount Member tickets

For access to exclusive discounted Member ticket prices, contact our Membership team on +44 (0)207 942 5792 from 9.00-17.00, Monday to Friday.

Become a Member today and start enjoying exclusive benefits including free admission to exhibitions, priority museum entry and discounted tickets to events like this one. It's easy to join online.

Important information

Movie Nights at the Museum are intended for over 18s, but children aged 12 and above can attend if accompanied by an adult.

Bookings are required. No refunds will be given.

Doors open at 19.30 and the event will begin at 21.00. 

Disabled helper tickets are available upon request, subject to availability.

The Museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the event as required, such as adjusting the locations, timings or content of the activities. This is to ensure that we deliver a safe and excellent experience for all guests at all times.

Got a question? Call us on +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Monday to Friday, 9.30-17.30 or email us at any time.

Cold drinks and tasty snacks

You can grab a drink and some snacks at the bar and see some of our galleries before the screenings begins.

Crochet Workshop: Celebrating the Blue Whale

Join designer Kerry Lord and her team from TOFT in Hintze Hall for the biggest crochet workshop of its kind.