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Natural History Museum

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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As it was the first time for my wife and brother in law to visit the museum, I took the chance of going to some of my favorite spots and some the I missed on my last visit. The building itself is as impressive as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really good plan with kids and specially when os raining un London. Free entrance and things for all the ages

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peroolas
Reviewed yesterday

The Natural History Museum is more than a museum. It's a totally different world, a world all of its own, like no other. Just walking outside this vast building you stand in awe. Inside it you get totally lost, metaphorically as well as litelly! There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of my all time favourite places to visit. The building itself is beautiful, but the exhibits are fascinating too. Every time I go in, I spot something I didn't notice the last time. The giant sloth is amazing! I have been before...More

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

The place is huge and a lot of interesting things to see inside. It's very informative. Its also free to go inside the museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank salvarez1073
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Wider Earth is a brilliant play about Charles Darwin as a young man on his 5 year journey to the Galapagos Islands. This theatre is small and held in the grounds of the Natural History Museum. Acted by a small cast helped with life...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank T F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't imagine for a minute you can possibly see everything this great institution has to offer. Took us three magical hours to see the dinosaur exhibit. A fabulous exhibit for young and old.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Shelley Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well laid out, interesting and varied exhibits and free to get in. What more could you want. Great interactive things to do.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank cherylo244
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been there many times with my children. Love the roaring dinosaur. Nice gift shop too. A definite thumbs up from my 5 year old.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yesmoonlight
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the fact the museum in London are free to visit. Makes for a crowded trip but everyone should be able to experience these incredible places. The exhibits were as impressive as the architecture of the building. The dinosaur exhibit was a bit hectic and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Alison_EDB
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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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13 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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3 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.
26 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.