Exhibition
Monkey Business

9 Dec 2016 - 23 Apr 2017

Meet the family as you get up close to the world of primates, from the tiny mouse lemur to the mighty gorilla.

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Event
Museum Late: Monkey Business

10 Mar 2017
19:00-22:30

Our legendary Museum Lates return on Friday 10 March with a focus on our fascinating exhibition, Monkey Business.

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Monkey Business Film Season - March

15 Mar - 25 Mar 2017
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To celebrate our Monkey Business exhibition, we have programmed a special season of films in partnership with Filmhouse. Our March selection includes fascinating documentaries on humanity’s efforts to understand our primate cousins like Project Nim and Unlocking the Cage and the unforgettable cult classic of Planet of the Apes.

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How to Stuff a Monkey

16 Mar 2017
18:30 – 20:00

Should taxidermy be viewed as art, science or bad taste? And why is it so fascinating? Dr Pat Morris shares his extensive research into the history of taxidermy, exploring the changing processes and attitudes towards its practice.

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My Monkey and Me

1 Apr - 6 Apr 2017
10:30-11:30

Bring your little ones along for some sensory science, stories, songs and actions inspired by our Monkey Business exhibition.

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Primate Playground

1 Apr - 6 Apr 2017
11:30-12:10, 14:00-14:40

Discover how primates have adapted to help them live and play in this sensory science workshop.

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Monkey Business Film Season - April

2 Apr - 15 Apr 2017
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To celebrate our Monkey Business exhibition, we have programmed a special season of films in partnership with Filmhouse. Our April selection includes joyous, observational films like Chimpanzee and Nénette and the unforgettable cult classic of (the original) King Kong.

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Chimps on Trial

8 Apr 2017
12:30 – 14:00

Should chimpanzees have human rights? Could a chimp do a human wrong? Join primatologist Lewis Dean to examine what we know about the mental abilities of our closest evolutionary cousins.

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Kids go free to Monkey Business

Thanks to generous support from players of People's Postcode Lottery, Monkey Business is now free to all children aged 15 and under from 10 February until 23 April. Find out more about the exhibition here.