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Natural History Museum

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
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A center of scientific excellence in the discovery of taxonomy and biodiversity, this world-famous museum promotes the discovery and enjoyment of the natural world through such exciting exhibits as the Life and Earth Galleries, wildlife garden and...more
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Cromwell Road | South Kensington, London SW7 5BD, England
South Kensington
+44 20 7938 9123
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All reviews blue whale t rex dinosaur section stuffed animals human body main hall all ages free entry beautiful building great for kids half term few hours rainy day on display exhibits queue dippy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always leave this museum amazed. Visiting with family, with friends, husband... with everyone I visit this museum we enjoy there. By the way, just to visit the place bc of the architecture is already amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yaaasii
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was crowded. Probably we chose the wrong day to visit Saturday. Visited a few topics only, was impressed by the exhibition which is suitable for both adults and children. Will definitely visit it again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jhsg13
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Before entering the museum you have an ice rink and carousel outside for the festive season. Not pricey and a must. As for the museum, for a free entry it’s amazing. Hope the blue whale is on display in the grand hall. Dinosaurs Gallery (Blue...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RumeBower
Reviewed yesterday

We went for a day trip and it was truly incredible. If you visit London you must make the trip there and make a donation (as it is free entry) Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit was incredible and we really enjoyed our visit. Could...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Samvicben
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

That’s an awesome museum covering many areas of knowledge about our world: zoology, paleontology, geology, astronomy etc. The building itself is absolutely stunning both outside and inside. And the visit is absolutely free!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rolshchikov-Dmitry
Reviewed yesterday

Great museum especially for kids as well as grown ups lots to see and one of the few still free entry they have interactive things for you to do and a great shop for souvenirs expect to spend a whole day looking round all the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela D
Reviewed yesterday

We visited on a weekend with bad weather. The place was swarming. We went to a temporary exhibition about dinosaurs and the pathway was so narrow, and busy, I was about to have a panic attack and had to seek assistance to leave the exhibit....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claudia L
Reviewed yesterday

The place is so huge you have to choose some areas to explore. I loved the dinosaur exhibition and to just roam around in the old building. There are details everywhere and it is free of charge to enter. Also, the main entrance had a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elin T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My son of 6 was just awe inspired by the size of this museum and how amazing the exhibitions were recommend this place if you visit London

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davebrew1986
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can’t come to London without piping at least once the the British National History museum. Kids, teenagers or adults, everyone will enjoy it! And it’s free

Date of experience: November 2018
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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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14 November 2018|
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Response from whereamI2day | Reviewed this property |
£5 per adult is a very fair amount. It's a fantastic place
Dylan M
4 November 2018|
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Response from tracyflowerb | Reviewed this property |
We were there for 2 hours and didn’t do it all, but that was our choice we didn’t a long time in the Blue Zone as my nephew loves dinosaurs.
27 October 2018|
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Response from rajeshnair525 | Reviewed this property |
If you are tired and can't go outside, there are options to try at the cafe. However, better options available outside the museum.