Natural History Museum visit is one of the best options to plan your Family days out and discover one of the remarkable museums on earth.
You might have watched the Jurassic park movies or read books about dinosaurs and their life. But have you ever thought of coming face to face with world-famous dinosaurs? For those visitors who can an enigmatic and powerful visiting experience, then their best bet is to go directly to The National History Museum which is another Free admission museums In London.
The Museum is one of the three large museums which is located in South Kensington area, off the Cromwell Road.
The Natural History Museum itself was built during the Victorian Era, and houses very peculiar and enigmatic objects from the amazing natural world, including but not limited to dinosaur skeletons and objects used during the medieval era.
The world-class collections of the natural History Museum allow the visitors to follow the hard work of over 350 scientists and browse the life science and history of animals, plants, rocks, fossils, minerals and microbes. The museum scientists publish above 700 scientific research every year.
Exhibitions in Natural History Museum:
The museum has many exciting and interesting exhibitions from the photographic exhibition, tropical butterflies to Embark exhibition. Embark exhibition gives the visitors the experience of travelling to space.
The Natural History Museum is one of the best options to plan your Family days out and discover one of the remarkable museums on earth. Some of the exhibitions apply fees. Currently, the charge for the photographic exhibition is £5.40.
The Natural History also offers restaurant and café where you can buy pasta, pizza, burgers, salads, sandwiches and cakes. They also provide MicroViews to warm baby’s food. Furthermore, the special kid’s food menu and kid’s activity packs are offered in the restaurant and the café.
The opening hours are from 10 am to 17.50pm, but the last entry is at 17:30. Natural History Museum is open the whole year except from 24 to 26 of December.
Shops in Natural History Museum:
Earth Shop provides a massive range of interesting treasures such as jewellery, books, stones and crystals.
Dino Shop: provides games, mugs, dinosaurs, puzzles, soft toys and much more
Free wheelchairs are available in exhibition road entrance and the freer wheelchair is located in the back of the main toilet behind Hintze Hall. You can access all floors and Darwin Centre (except Earth Lab and Science Teaching room) by lift. The toilets are wheelchair accessible. You can find the toilets very easy on museum map.
We don’t recommend driving to the museum as you may find it difficult to park. However, the museum currently offering 12 Car Parks bay for the blue badge, where people with disabilities can park there. The blue badge parking space cannot be booked in advance.
You also can check the hotels near the Natural History Museum to find your hotel in South Kensington area There are over 80 hotels near to Natural History Museum.
From Cromwell Road in South Kensington you can access to the museum from the main entrance, however, there is another step-free entrance on Exhibition Road.
By Tube (Metro- Underground):
There are 3 underground (Metro) lines close to Natural History museum. District (Green line), Circle Line and Piccadilly
The nearest Tube station is South Kensington on the District, Piccadilly and Circle lines. The station is approximately five minutes’ walk from the Museum.
Use the Transport for London Journey Planner to find your way route to the Museum.
By London Red Buses:
Bus numbers 14,49,70,74,345,414,430 and C1 stop very close to the museum.
Routes 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430 and C1 stop close to the Museum.
Use the Transport for London Journey Planner to find the quickest route to the Museum.
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