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Natural History Museum

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Cromwell Road | South Kensington, London SW7 5BD, England
+44 20 7938 9123
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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 geological collections.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“blue whale” (703 reviews)
“t rex” (619 reviews)
“dinosaur section” (459 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cromwell Road | South Kensington, London SW7 5BD, England
South Kensington
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+44 20 7938 9123
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"blue whale"
in 703 reviews
"t rex"
in 619 reviews
"dinosaur section"
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"all ages"
in 971 reviews
"stuffed animals"
in 212 reviews
"human body"
in 194 reviews
"main hall"
in 358 reviews
"free entry"
in 563 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 528 reviews
"great for kids"
in 252 reviews
"half term"
in 262 reviews
"few hours"
in 455 reviews
"long queue"
in 194 reviews
"rainy day"
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"on display"
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"exhibits"
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Reviewed today

We only had time to see the downstairs part. - Beautifull building - Fairpriced food - Free enterance only downside, there was ALOT of people

Thank Maria J
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Reviewed today

Had a light lunch from the buffet in "The Kitchen" and the food was really good and reasonably priced

Thank Pam B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One place one can never get tired of. I love the architecture, I love the presentation , I love the added attraction. Everytime it surprises me. This is a useum of great importance. This one pulls attention from children, students, adults, researchers. A great experience...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to the wild life photography exhibition. It was really good and well presented. The photos are displayed back lit and so are beautiful. The timed entry meant it was not crowded and you got a great view. Cost-effective £14.00 per ticket. I bought...More

Thank KellyNN16
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the museum with three small children. It was an unforgettable experience. The building itself was something to awe at and the exhibitions widened our horizon. Each exhibit had explanatory notes displayed next to it. They were not only educational but fun to know. The...More

1  Thank zuzanelina
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Reviewed yesterday

Last time i went must have been 50 years ago, suppose i was lucky to get out of there before they put me on display. if you have never been, go. great for the family and is free entry.

Thank Douglas R
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a fantastic building- great exhibits and helpful staff. We highly recommend the adventure to the deep talk - download the app for nhm and remember your headphones . Excellent.

Thank Tezdarooney
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is quite educational in nature and it would take almost a full day to go through various sections. We loved the section on mineral and earths core. The children would enjoy the section on animals.

1  Thank EnigmaticIndia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Need I say more than, what an amazing place! Truly wonderful place to visit, if I lived closer I'd be there all the Time!

Thank Amiee T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved this place! It wows you the minute you step in with a HUGE blue whale skeleton! Excellent exhibits and I immensely zoomed into the Dinosaurs exhibition at the left far end side of the museum.

Thank mag_ty
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alstew99
11 June 2018|
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Response from ilovewarmhugs77 | Reviewed this property |
You have To go outside the museum and pay but it is worth the payment you will enjoy it so much
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Michelle H
28 May 2018|
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Response from goldenstar2005 | Reviewed this property |
You are expected to donate five bucks but nobody asks you to do it. So it is free.
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24 May 2018|
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Response from teresa w | Reviewed this property |
Dippy the Dinosaur is now on his new UK tour including a stop in Birmingham. Birmingham Museums announced that tickets can be booked for Dippy's visit from May 26 to September 9. If this helps not so crowded as London and... More
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