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Sensational ButterfliesFrom chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical butterfly house on the museum lawn. A popular family outing for the past 10 years, Sensational Butterflies adds more diversity every year - offering the chance to see the Blue Morpho and butterflies and moths usually seen in Africa, Asia and South America - so even regular visitors can spot new additions. Take on butterfly challenges, try out games and activities as they explore one of the planet's most amazing life cycles. Look into the hatchery window and watch butterflies emerging from their chrysalises and experience the magic of walking among hundreds of free-flying tropical butterflies.

 

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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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Sensational Butterflies, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Sensational Butterflies
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Sensational Butterflies, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
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Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Sensational Butterflies
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Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
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London > Shopping > Florists
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London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
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1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 12 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
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The Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 12019-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 1... More about this event
 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's winner, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten, scooped the grand prize with his image, The Golden Couple, which shows a pair of golden snub-n2019-04-22T00:00:00+01002019-09-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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event > Exhibitions
PRICING  £13.50 (Adult), £8 (Child and concession), £28-£38 (Family)
DATES  19th October 2018 to 8th September 2019
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's winner, Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten, scooped the grand prize with his image, The Golden Couple, which shows a pair of golden snub-n... More about this event
 
 

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