Hear first-hand from scientists about how cold temperatures affect the natural world and see priceless specimens, not usually on display to the general public. Did you know that ice is actually a mineral? Join the Museum scientist to learn more and discover how snowflakes get their unique shape. Also, in keeping with the festive theme, get up close to the most precious metal on Earth - gold. See a fossil reindeer and other mammals found in London during the last Ice Age, and find out about the Museum's contribution to the Frozen Ark project. After the tour is over, you'll be able to stay for a drink in the Central Hall and chat to scientists, giving you the chance to ask plenty of questions.
Venue Details & Map
Cromwell RoadLondonSW7 5BD
- +44 (0)20 7942 5000
- Public transport:
- Tube: South Kensington Train: Victoria/Paddington. Either use pedestrian tunnel from South Kensington station and exit where signposted or walk up Exhibition Rd and cross Cromwell Rd to locate museum.
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