What's new

The items below highlight our latest and noteworthy curated image collections. Select an image below to view the full set for each collection.

Butterflies
Butterflies

A selection of our beautiful butterflies, from specimens to paintings

Images from our Archives
Images from our Archives

Life in the early days of the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum

The art and architecture of Alfred Waterhouse's iconic building

Mary Anning
Mary Anning

Celebrating the famous fossil hunter's 218th birthday

Wildlife Photographer of the Year finalists
Wildlife Photographer of the Year finalists

Award-winning photography from Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Check back regularly to see our latest images, new collections and inspirational galleries.