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The Wider Earth – Unmissable, Award-winning Theatre at the Iconic Natural History Museum

Jerwood Gallery at the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London

New Dates Added! Beat the January Blues or plan ahead for February Half Term!

Dates until until 24 Feb 2019

Suitable for 10+ years

Best Bits

★★★★★ - ‘A gloriously beautiful piece of theatre’ – Love London Love Culture

★★★★ - ‘A beautiful event – visually amazing’ - Mail on Sunday 

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

Join young Charles Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world, and discover the gripping story behind the theory that changed everything. 

Book now to see this extraordinary play, featuring over thirty handcrafted puppets, dazzling animations, and a superb cast of seven in a brand-new theatre at the Natural History Museum.

  • A unique new family theatre experience
  • Dates available throughout Christmas!
  • A new play featuring a cast of seven
  • Remarkable puppetry and amazing cinematic animations that bring to life uncharted landscapes
  • It's the theatrical event of 2018


★ ★ ★ ★ ★ – 'A beautiful show. An adventure full of wonder. Not to be missed' –The Upcoming

'An engrossing spectacle. Visually terrific' – The Guardian

Dates and Prices

Price Information

Ticket prices from £22.5


Sunday 24th February 2019 to Sunday 24th February 2019

Performance Schedule

Mon - -
Tue - 19:30
Wed - 19:30
Thu 14:30 19:30
Fri - 19:30
Sat 14:30 19:30
Sun 14:30 -
Need to Know
  • 10+. The show is recommended for 10 years and over. However the puppetry and visual elements will appeal to younger people, but some of the scientific content may go above their heads

  • No refunds or exchanges.
  • For any queries call on +44 (0) 207 3326 439 . Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm

How to Redeem
  • Please print your e-Ticket and present it at the Box Office for ticket collection at least 30 mins before the performance starts.
  • You will receive your e-Ticket via email once you have purchased.
Plan your Visit

What makes Jerwood Gallery at the Natural History Museum family friendly


Address and Contact Info

Jerwood Gallery at the Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road, London

Nearest Station: South Kensington
from £22.50

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