Citizen Science

Take part in real scientific research. We're evolving our space to allow everyone to easily contribute to and impact scientific studies that are happening right now.


27 Jul - 22 Dec

How Much

Included with a general admission ticket.


Live Lab

Running daily. Ask at front desk or check the chalk boards in the main space for times

Project Plumage

Help measure the dazzling array of plumage colouration in birds to create a new understanding of how and why spectacular animal colouration evolves. Read more about the project.

Science Gossip

Before computers and cameras, scientists drew what they saw. Now there are thousands of scientific drawings locked away in pages of old Victorian papers. Help the team work out what the drawings are and map the origins of citizen science. Read more about the project

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