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Natural History Museum

Hire this venue for your own event - it has five function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 1200 guests and the smallest is ideal for 20.

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. rex, the horned Triceratops and the fossilised skin of an Edmontosaurus. Kids can also try their hand at becoming a scientist through hands-on educational tools, gallery trails and art activities. And if the giant squid and blue whales still haven't awed your kids, take them inside a giant globe representative of the solar system, or bring them to 'The Power Within' where they can feel an earthquake simulation.

 

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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 126th March 2017 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The Darwin Centre
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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 2016Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. The annual exhibition at the Natural History Museum consistently shows fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes - capturing brilliantly across a number of categories26th March 2017Sunday 10th September 2017 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
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TIMES  21st October 2016 to 10th September 2017  PRICING  £10.50-£13.50 (Adult), £6.30-£8 (Child and concession), £27-£36.90 (Family)
Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. The annual exhibition at the Natural History Museum consistently shows fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes - capturing brilliantly across a number of categories... More about this event
 
Sensational ButterfliesSensational ButterfliesSensational 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. Visitors to Sensational Butterflies can take on butterfly challenges, try out games and activities as they explore one of the planet's most amazing life cycles and experience the 31st March 2017Sunday 17th September 2017 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Sensational Butterflies
event  Running from Friday 31st March 2017 until Sunday 17th September 2017
TIMES  31st March to 17th September 2017  PRICING  £5.85 (Adult, Child and concession), £19.80 (Family)
From 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. Visitors to Sensational Butterflies can take on butterfly challenges, try out games and activities as they explore one of the planet's most amazing life cycles and experience the ... 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 t14th July 2017Sunday 1st October 2017 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Whales: Beneath the surface
event  Running from Friday 14th July 2017 until Sunday 1st October 2017
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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, 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 t... More about this event
 

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Natural History Museum View of the Natural History Museum as you exit the subway. 

   
Natural History Museum - View of the Natural History Museum as you exit the subway.

Natural History Museum View of the Natural History Museum as you exit the subway. 

 

Central Hall

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1200
 
Dinner
650
 
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450
 

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Earth Galleries

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600
 
Dinner
200
 
Dance
200
 

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Flett Theatre

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Theatre
200
 

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Flett Theatre Boardroom

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Boardroom
20
 

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Mary Anning Room

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60
 

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