Big Nature Day

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH JULY 2013

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13th July 2013
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11am-5pm
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Big Nature Day The Natural History Museum's Big Nature Day returns for 2013, this time in July. A huge choice of fun, family-friendly activities and displays await visitors as over 50 nature groups and museum experts guide you through the hidden value of nature for our wellbeing. Taking place in the Darwin Centre and the Wildlife Garden, activities include worm charming, a ladybird hunt, pond dipping and the opportunity to make a bug hotel. Further interactive activities include the chance to take part in scientific experiments, real specimens to examine and dressing up - dress up like a scientist and strike a pose in a super-sized display case. There will also be Nature Talks in the Museum's Attenborough Studio and the Sensational Butterflies exhibition will be open as usual. A great opportunity for kids to get a little closer to nature.

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The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from across the natural world, including insects, fossils and rocks. The Dinosaur gallery is one of the most popular exhibits in the museum, with a giant T. More about Natural History Museum

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South Kensington Tube Station
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Gloucester Road Tube Station
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Victoria Railway Station
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Natural History Museum, † Cromwell Road† † † SW7 5BD
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