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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 12017-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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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 sci... More about this event
 
Whales: Beneath the surfaceWhales: Beneath the surfaceWhales: Beneath the surfaceWith a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is also hosting a new exhibition, Whales: Beneath the surface. The family event invites visitors to dive deeper into the mysterious world of the mammals with some of nature's finest whale specimens. From huge complete skeletons t2017-10-21T00:00:00+01002018-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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DATES  14th July 2017 to 28th February 2018
With a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is also hosting a new exhibition, Whal... More about this event
 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017The 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. Brilliantly captured across a variety of categories, a bald eagle soaked to the skin, seals in a frozen labyrinth and a seahorse holding onto a cottonbu2017-10-21T00:00:00+01002018-09-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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PRICING  £12.50 (Adult), £7 (Child and concession), £25-£34.50 (Family)
DATES  20th October 2017 to 9th September 2018
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on an... More about this event
 
The Art Of British Natural HistoryThe Art Of British Natural HistoryOver 200 original illustrations celebrating the nature on our shores. Items from the museum's collection will explore the many different ways the wildlife in Britain has been depicted over the past 300 years.2017-10-21T10:00:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The Art Of British Natural History
 
Natural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkThe earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 26th 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 and a sparkling 30 foot Christmas tree. Additio2017-10-26T00:00:00+01002018-01-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING  From £8.80 (Children), £12.65 (Adults), £39.60 (Family)
DATES  26th October 2017 to 7th January 2018
The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 26th October. The 1,000 squar... More about this event
 
 
 

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Illuminating India
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Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

This autumn, the Science Museum celebrates India's contribution to science, technology and mathematics with its special Illuminating India season. The ...More

 
Power UP
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Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2017 

Science Museum 1 minute walk from Natural History Museum

This October half term the Science Museum presents gaming extravaganza Power UP. Returning for its second year, the hands-on event ...More

 
Contemporary Korean Ceramics
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

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

This display brings together the work of 15 emerging and established artists from Korea, showcasing the richness of contemporary Korean ...More

Woman's Hour Craft Prize
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2018 

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

Twelve shortlisted finalists display their craft works, including Laura Ellen Bacon, Celia Pym, Lin Chueng, Emma Woffenden, Peter Marigold, Neil ...More

Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
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Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

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

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the ...More

 
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

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

The V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. ...More

 
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

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

He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him ...More

 
The Artful Book: 70 Years Of The Folio Society
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

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

The Folio Society is Britain's foremost publisher of illustrated, collectable books for adults. This display features illustrated books and bindings, ...More

Rachel Kneebone
Exhibitions | Until 14th January 2018 

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

The sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constructed from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as ...More

The Royal Albert Hall Film Quiz
Leisure | On 21st October 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 6 minutes walk from Natural History Museum

If you fancy yourself as a bit of a film buff, think you know your Fellini from your Einstein? Why ...More

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