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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Marvellous Moths of Madagascar at Natural History Museum

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 14:30 to 15:00

Sleepless nights, months away from home and riding a giant balloon in the rainforest canopy - these are just some of the things you might experience as you study the moths of Madagascar.

Find out what weird and wonderful new species have been discovered on the island and how one of the Museum's scientists went about studying them.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

Free to all


Did you know?

Weighty weta

The giant weta from New Zealand is the heaviest known insect species, one individual was found to weigh 71g.

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