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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 15TH SEPTEMBER 2013

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Daily 10am-5.50pm, last admission 5pm
 
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£4.50 (Per person), £16 (Family), FREE (Children under 4)
 

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Butterflies flutter about freely in the Natural History Museum's popular Sensational Butterflies exhibition which returns to the east lawn from 29th March 2013, allowing visitors to get up close to the beautiful winged insects. As you walk through the butterfly tent you can find out how some of the animals survive by camouflaging themselves to blend in with the leaves, roots and trees. Discover the amazing facts about their life cycle, take on butterfly challenges and have a go at the fun games and activities.

 

About Natural History Museum

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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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 12016-05-27T00:00:00+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
 
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Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The Wunderkammer
Sensational ButterfliesSensational ButterfliesSensational 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 Sensational Butterflieswill be able to take on butterfly challenges, try out games and activities as they explore one of the planet's most amazing life cycles and exp2016-05-27T00:00:00+01002016-09-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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event > Kids Events > Exhibitions - Museums & Galleries
PRICING  £5.85 (Adults, Children and concessions), £19.80 (Family)
DATES  24th March to 11th September 2016
VENUE  Natural History Museum 
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Bauer Brothers Art ExhibitionBauer Brothers Art ExhibitionBotanical and zoological drawings and paintings by the accomplished natural history artists and brothers who worked in the first half of the 19th century.2016-05-27T10:00:00+01002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Free EventOngoing
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Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Free EventOngoing
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Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Free EventOn Soon
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Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Investigate For Families
Crime Scene LiveCrime Scene LiveWork with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery, then go into court and be cross-examined on your evidence by London barristers.2016-06-17T18:30:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Maisie And The Mammoth ToothMaisie And The Mammoth ToothThemed puppet show about the Ice Age.2016-06-26T12:00:00+01002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Maisie And The Mammoth Tooth
Investigate For FamiliesInvestigate For FamiliesDiscover more about the work of scientists and look closely at real objects using the many tools provided with the guidance of Museum Science Educator staff.2016-07-02T11:30:00+01002016-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Brussels Philharmonic
Concerts | On 27th May 2016 

Cadogan Hall 1.98 miles from Sensational Butterflies

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