Natural History Museum
South Kensington, London
Average time spent – 2-3 hours.
Things to do at Natural History Museum London review
The fact this vast museum is FREE is pretty amazing. Even walking up to the building itself is an experience as it’s so iconic. We arrived 10 minutes before the building opened and there was already a queue of around 100 people. We all slowly filed in together and then we were free to wander the vastness of this wonderful museum.
We wondered in amazement at the skeletons in the main hall and then headed to their main dinosaur exhibition. This is excellent and even includes a giant animated T-Rex and plenty of other things to see. Most of the skeletons are casts which is a shame but understandable. Let’s not forget how long it is since they died out!
There is plenty in the insect’s room to keep kids entertained for ages! We also found the earthquake simulator quite an experience. Had we been more lively we could have easily spent 3 hours or more in there learning about the forces of nature etc. There are of course cabinets and cabinets of taxidermy. There’s barely a creature not included in the museum. It’s almost like a zoo that’s frozen in time.
Eating – There are quite a few cafes to choose from selling hot and cold food and drinks.
Facilities in brief – A great range of galleries covering a vast range of creatures and exhibitions about our world now and in the past. There are toilets on-site and cafes.
Entry price – *FREE
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE – It is completely free to visit the Natural History Museum London
Opening: The Natural history museum is open almost all year round, closed the 24th-26th December. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.
Information on accessibility – We aim to provide a friendly, accessible environment for all our visitors.
Address: Cromwell Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 5BD, London, England. Phone: 020 7942 5000
Category – Museum – indoors – suitable for all ages.
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