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Natural History Museum Free

Hope the blue whale dives through Hintze Hall. Image courtesy of the Natural History Museum.
Hundreds of exciting, interactive exhibits in one of London’s most beautiful landmark buildings.


See hundreds of exciting, interactive exhibits in one of London's most beautiful landmark buildings, the Natural History Museum.

Highlights include the popular Dinosaurs gallery, Mammals with its 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 Cocoon where, on a self-guided tour, you can see hundreds of fascinating specimens and look into laboratories where you can see scientists 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.

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.

Opening Times

Everyday 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 underground station and exit where signposted or walk up Exhibition Rd and cross Cromwell Rd to locate museum.


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

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