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Natural History Museum

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Closed Now: 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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Cromwell Road | South Kensington, London SW7 5BD, England
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Reviewed today

The Natural History Museum is very educational and entertaining at the same time. It would make a great weekend away trip for the kids teenagers adults been there at least 5 times and still find very interesting

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed today

In addition to great exhibits, this Museum hosts lots of various activities - for children and adults alike. Don't miss their Shows and events. Worth a visit. Or two. Or three!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Irena77539
Reviewed today

Went on a Sunday with the rest of London.Really need to work out a way to charge fairly to reduce numbers and help contribute to costs. No charge concept is admirable but unrealistic.Families visit with buggies etc and children who are far too young to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

Spent a couple of hours on Sunday morning and they were thoroughly enjoyable I would definitely recommend a visit if you are in the area Very educational and great for families It’s also free but you are recommended to donate as this is how they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing the museum,very well explain everything.The toilet very clean and easy access.The diferentes types the coffee and cakes typically English delicious .Is free the entrance

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The Natural History Museum is very educational yet entertaining at the same time. It would make a great weekend away trip for the kids and adults alike. The dinosaur section was particularly impressive

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank linhcheskyn
Reviewed yesterday

This museum is located near Imperial College London. A beautiful architecture with many precious artifacts on display, this is a place worth spending a day or two.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank GuyFromTheSix
Reviewed yesterday

We arrived for opening on a busy half term day and left just after 2.30 and still had lots that we’d not seen. The children loved the hands on exhibits and were awed by the dinosaur section. We took sandwiches and ate in the lovely...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Travels-with-family4
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So, me and my fiance were in London for her birthday, i thought it would be sweet to take her to the museums as I knew there was a butterfly exhibit on. That was absolutely amazing! However...the rest of the Museum...wasnt to my expectations. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Artfortheobscene
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is quite lovely. Kids seem to love it so be prepared to be a bit swarmed by families- or school visits if it is a weekday. Definitely came for the dinosaurs but actually loved "The Vault" as well (some interesting jewels and precious...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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wleaton
3 March 2019|
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Response from Stazia18 | Reviewed this property |
We spent 2 hours there 3 would have been just right.
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Penny F
9 February 2019|
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Response from mcscary1 | Reviewed this property |
We were straight away but we did book a time online
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DanW196
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
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