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Natural History Museum, London

Categories: Natural History Museums, History Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 19,000+ reviews on the web
Natural History Museum houses one of the world's largest collections of natural history specimens. Here you can see 70 million specimens in the fields of botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology, and zoology. The vast collection makes it impossible to view everything on one visit, so consider a few of the highlights. You can choose from dinosaur skeletons, fossils, taxidermied specimens of large mammals, and artwork featuring exotic animals, among many other displays. Whichever exhibits you put on your list, make sure to include Treasures. This exhibit features specimens that the museum selected from its exhaustive collection for their scientific, historical, aesthetic, and cultural importance. You can visit permanent exhibits for free, but temporary exhibits have an associated fee. Plan to see Natural History Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our London vacation builder.
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  • Great way to kill a couple of hours if in Knightsbridge. Go early as big crowds. Some rooms were closed off for exhibitions being revamped while I was there. Limited what you could see. 
  • Admission free, except for special exhibition. And very interesting for someone who is concerned with love, or for children very fascinating.
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  • I visited the museum on a Monday morning with another adult. This museum seems best suited for families with children. Other than the dinosaur exhibit, much of the museum's exhibits seemed very dated ...  read more »
  • It's very nice Natural History collection. For kids it's wonderful to know and learn the History of creations of earth and human. So much information about how the earthquake happen and information about Volcano. Dinosaurs are the main attraction for all. So nicely organise and so much informative. One day visit is too short to look all the things deeply.
  • This museum is marvelous. The building alone is worth a visit, because it has amazingly beautiful wood engraves. The expositions are top notch, considering is a free visit, and you'll find ancient trees, meteorites, dinosaurs, lots of jewels, and much more. The souvenir shop is not very expensive, and they have beautiful stones. Kids love it, and maybe there are too many visiting the museum. Sometimes is kind of overcrowded.
  • We all enjoyed a free day out. Exhibits were wonderful and cafe reasonably priced. Accept cards for programmes and amazing architecture too from outside. Fantastic and worth visiting. Get early to beat queues, at busy time we queued for 30 minutes to get in, bit worth it.
  • From the wonderful architecture of the classical building, to the fantastic collections and galleries - this is a museum you won't want to miss out on during a trip to London. I recently saw 'Michael Benson's: Other Worlds' exhibition here; a stunning collection of space photography that was expertly curated. I highly recommend the museum to anyone whom visits - and entry is free!
  • I loved everything about this museum. It's fun, interesting and you can learn so much here! I think I spent two full days just wandering around on my own.
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