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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 125th June 2018 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
 
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. A popular family outing for the past 10 years, Sensational Butterflies adds more diversity every year - offering the chance to see the Blue Morpho and butterflies and moths usuall25th June 2018Sunday 16th September 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Sensational Butterflies
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TIMES  29th March to 16th September 2018  PRICING  £6.50 (Adult, Child and Concession), £22 (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. A popular family outing for the past 10 years, Sensational Butterflies adds more diversity every year - offering the chance to see the Blue Morpho and butterflies and moths usuall... 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 cottonbu25th June 2018Sunday 9th September 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
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TIMES  20th October 2017 to 9th September 2018  PRICING  £12.50 (Adult), £7 (Child and concession), £25-£34.50 (Family)
The 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 cottonbu... More about this event
 
The Art Of British Natural HistoryThe Art Of British Natural HistoryMore than 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.25th June 2018Sunday 1st July 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The Art Of British Natural History
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TIMES  22nd May 2017 to 1st July 2018 - 10am-5.50pm  PRICING  Free
More than 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.
Life in the DarkLife in the DarkLife in the DarkA new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without light. From the middle of the night to the darkest of caves and into the deepest oceans, there are entire worlds that are left completely in the dark and undiscovered. Using the latest scientific and technologic advances, the exh13th July 2018Sunday 6th January 2019 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Life in the Dark
event  Running from Friday 13th July 2018 until Sunday 6th January 2019
TIMES  13th July 2018 to 6th January 2019  PRICING  Adult £14, concession £9.50, under 16 Free
A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without light. From the middle of the night to the darkest of caves and into the deepest oceans, there are entire worlds that are left completely in the dark and undiscovered. Using the latest scientific and technologic advances, the exh... 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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Reception
1200
 
Dinner
650
 
Dance
450
 

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Earth Galleries

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Reception
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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Other
60
 

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Festival of Science: Space
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Build your own rocket, see Chris Hadfield and Robin Ince's science show and hear Star Trek 'in concert' at the ...More

 
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Dame Elisabeth Frink, Sir Anthony Caro, Sir Antony Gormley and almost every leading British sculptor features in this free exhibition ...More

 
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Now in its 18th year, the Serpentine's Summer Pavilion is a highlight of London's arts calendar in the summer, launched ...More

 

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