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3rd April 2014 until 14th September 2014
 
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Sensational ButterfliesFrom chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical butterfly house on the museum lawn. Visitors to Butterflies will be able to take on butterfly challenges, try out games and activities as they explore one of the planets most amazing life cycles and experience the magic of walking among hundreds of free-flying tropical butterflies.

 

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Kingston House
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Fifty Four Boutique Hotel
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54 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 2 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Located at 54 Queen's Gate, this traditional Edwardian townhouse hotel is well positioned, within five minutes' walk of both Gloucester Road and South Kensington Tube stations ... More
 
 
 
130 Queen's Gate Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £227  29% off
130 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the 130 Queen's Gate Apartments provide state-of-the-art accommodation nearby to many of London's attractions, including the Natural ... More
 
 
 
Harrington Court Apartments
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  27% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Close to the London Natural History Museum, Kensington Palace and the Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre, this 4 star Victorian property features 47 guest rooms, business ... More
 
 
 
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Today Only
Nancy The Waterseller: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 25th October 2014 at 12.30pm and 2pm
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Sensational Butterflies
Learn about dirty water and diseases....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Albert's Band
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 25th October 2014 at 12noon-1pm and 2.30pm-3.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 6 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
An interactive family concert....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Fungi: Course
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 25th October 2014 - 10am
Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 8 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Talk and walk focusing on fungi....More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Sensational Butterflies
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Sensational Butterflies
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Sensational Butterflies
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Sensational Butterflies
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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Apero Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
2 Harrington Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Found in The Ampersand Hotel, Apero Restaurant and Bar is where South Kensington meets the Mediterranean. With blue Spanish tiled floors, exposed brickwork and caramel leather ... More
 
 
 
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Dorsia - London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Kulu Kulu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
39 Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Kulu Kulu is a good example of a typical sushi bar, a great place to go for sushi whether you’re a novice or an experienced fan. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 23 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 13 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 9 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Sensational Butterflies
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Gore Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Sensational Butterflies
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Natural History Museum events

 
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 1 1st January Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
The Darwin Centre
event > Exhibitions
DATES  Every day 10am-5.45pm
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
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
 
Images of NatureImages of NatureImages of NatureWomen artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical and zoological artworks from the museum's extensive collection. Many of the artworks include watercolours dating from the eighteenth century as well as works by some of the most outstanding botanical and zoological25th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free Event 
Images of Nature
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  8th March 2014 to 0th July 2015
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical and zoological artworks from the museum's extensive collection. Many of the artworks include watercolours dating from the eighteenth century as well as works by some of the most outstanding botanical and zoological... More about this event
 
Wildlife Photographer of the YearWildlife Photographer of the YearWildlife Photographer of the YearSome photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. Others have simply seen an opportunity, grabbed a camera and produced a unique picture of the natural world. The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum consistently shows fresh perspecti25th October 2014Sunday 30th August 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
event > Exhibitions
DATES  24th October 2014 to 30th August 2015
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. Others have simply seen an opportunity, grabbed a camera and produced a unique picture of the natural world. The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum consistently shows fresh perspecti... More about this event
 
Dino Snores For Grown-upsDino Snores For Grown-upsStay overnight in the museum and enjoy a three-course meal and cooked breakfast, plus take part in themed activities including a horror movie marathon, life-drawing class, edible insect tasting session, science shows, ghost story session and stand-up from Tom Allen.25th October 2014Saturday 27th December 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Ongoing
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
event > Film Events
DATES  Saturday 25th October and Saturday 27th December 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
Stay overnight in the museum and enjoy a three-course meal and cooked breakfast, plus take part in themed activities including a horror movie marathon, life-drawing class, edible insect tasting session, science shows, ghost story session and stand-up from Tom Allen.
Meteorites Uncovered: TalkMeteorites Uncovered: TalkDiscover more about the mysteries contained within the Museum's collection of meteorites.27th October 2014Monday 27th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Meteorites Uncovered: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 27th October 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
Discover more about the mysteries contained within the Museum's collection of meteorites.
Brachiopods: Ancient Sea Shells: TalkBrachiopods: Ancient Sea Shells: TalkDiscover more about these fascinating fossils.28th October 2014Tuesday 28th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Brachiopods: Ancient Sea Shells: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 28th October 2014 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
Discover more about these fascinating fossils.
Behind The Scenes: The General Herbarium: TalkBehind The Scenes: The General Herbarium: TalkDiscover more about the specimens stored in the Museum's herbarium.29th October 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Behind The Scenes: The General Herbarium: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 29th October 2014 - 2.30pm-3pm
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
Discover more about the specimens stored in the Museum's herbarium.
Antarctica: The Frozen Continent: TalkAntarctica: The Frozen Continent: TalkAn opportunity to discover what it is like to work in Antarctica.30th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Antarctica: The Frozen Continent: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 30th October 2014 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
An opportunity to discover what it is like to work in Antarctica.
Night Safari With MasterCard: The Treat TourNight Safari With MasterCard: The Treat TourNight safari after hours.30th October 2014Thursday 30th October 2014 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Night Safari With MasterCard: The Treat Tour
event > Tours
DATES  Thursday 30th October 2014 - 7pm-10pm
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
Night safari after hours.
Natural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkThe Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square metre rink outside Alfred Waterhouse's imposing building is surrounded by 80,000 glowing pea-lights dangling from the overhanging trees. Additional attractions include a smaller 100-square-metre rink for youngsters, a stylish 30th October 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
On Soon
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
event > Kids Events
DATES  30th October 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
The Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square metre rink outside Alfred Waterhouse's imposing building is surrounded by 80,000 glowing pea-lights dangling from the overhanging trees. Additional attractions include a smaller 100-square-metre rink for youngsters, a stylish ... More about this event
 
 

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Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 25th October 2014 

Natural History Museum

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

Natural History Museum

Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. ...More

 
Nancy The Waterseller: Talk
Exhibitions | On 25th October 2014 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Learn about dirty water and diseases....More

Open For Business
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Open For Business at the Science Museum tells the story of the British industry through eye-opening photography and film footage. ...More

Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

The Science Museum's Media Space, launched last year, hosts the first major UK exhibition by Catalan artist Joan Fontcuberta this ...More

 
The Real McCoy Storytelling
Kids Events | Until 27th October 2014 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Discover Elijah McCoy....More

Flights Of Fancy Tour
Tours | Until 27th October 2014 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Learn about the early days of flight....More

Pop Up Museum
Tours | Until 2nd November 2014 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

Various mining themed images and objects from its collections on display in the hope of creating discussion and a chance ...More

Horst: Photographer Of Style
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

This major retrospective looks at the career of German-born photographer Horst P Horst, one of the 20th century's master photographers. ...More

 
Constable: The Making of a Master
Constable: The Making of a Master
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 4 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

The V&A showcases the work of British landscape artist John Constable in Constable: The Making of a Master. The exhibition ...More

 
 
 
 
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