Natural History Museum Free


Hundreds of exciting, interactive exhibits in one of London’s most beautiful landmark buildings. Highlights include the popular Dinosaurs gallery, Mammals display with the unforgettable model blue whale and the spectacular Central Hall, home to the Museum’s iconic Diplodocus skeleton.

Don’t miss the state-of-the-art Darwin Centre Cocoon where, on a self-guided tour, you can see hundreds of fascinating specimens and look into laboratories where scientists are at work.

The Museum offers a wide-ranging programme of temporary exhibitions and events, including chances to join experts in the Darwin Centre’s high-tech Attenborough Studio in topical discussions about science and nature.

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Important information

Museum closed: to complete the reimagining of Hintze Hall, the Natural History Museum will be closed 13 July 2017.

Prices and Opening Times

Adult Ticket: Free

Entry to the Natural History Museum is free. There are admission charges for some of the special exhibitions and events.

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Opening Times:

Open daily 10.00 - 17.50. Last admission 17.30. Open late on the last Friday of each month. Closed 24 - 26 December.

Venue Details & Map

Natural History Museum

Cromwell Road
+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 Road and cross Cromwell Road to locate museum.

Facilities & Accessibility


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Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Catering Facilities
Picnic site
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Breakout Rooms
Raked or tiered seating offered
General Facilities
On site parking
Wi-Fi access
Payment Facilities
Free entry

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