Crime Scene Live

Suit up and solve a crime. Become a crime scene investigator for the night and work with the Natural History Museum’s scientists to solve a murder mystery. Gather and analyse evidence to establish when, where and how the victim died. Trawl through our evidence room and piece together the clues using case files, images, recordings […]

Crime Scene Live

Suit up and solve a crime. Become a crime scene investigator for the night and work with the Natural History Museum’s scientists to solve a murder mystery. Gather and analyse evidence to establish when, where and how the victim died. Trawl through our evidence room and piece together the clues using case files, images, recordings […]

A UCL Museums Murder Mystery

Back by popular demand is Museum Murder Mystery. Join UCL Museums for an evening of dark noir, intrigue and subterfuge for Museums at Night. We need your help to discover the murderer in our cast of characters, solve the clues across the Museum to crack the UCL Museums murder mystery.

The Changing Face of Forensics

Join the BFI for an illustrated discussion on the changing face of forensic science on TV and the impact it had on real policing methods. We chart the development of this drama sub-genre

The Poetry of Dolls and Murder

A screening of ‘Of Dolls and Murder’, a documentary about forensics featuring Frances Glessner Lee’s 1940s dollhouse crime scenes, known as the ‘Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death’.

What is Evidence?

Do forensic scientists, lawyers and the public all have the same understanding of truth and reasonable doubt? Does our notion of ‘evidence’ change over time? Join us for a conversation on how objects, witnesses and science fit into the legal process.

Val McDermid in Conversation: The Anatomy of Crime

Inimitable crime writer Val McDermid will be in conversation about her book Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime. The book delves deeper into the mysteries of forensic science by drawing on interviews with top-level professionals and fascinating cases from history, from Jack the Ripper to the Madrid train bombings.