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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 123rd January 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
 
Venom: Killer and CureVenom: Killer and CureVenom: Killer and CureA major new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Venom: Killer and Cure enters the realm of venomous creatures to look at their surprising connection to human health. Visitors will be able to get up close with specimens such as snakes, centipedes, snails and scorpions and see the world through eyes of both predator and prey. Discover the effec23rd January 2018Sunday 13th May 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Venom: Killer and Cure
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TIMES  10th November 2017 to 13th May 2018  PRICING  £9-£10.50 (Adults), £5-£6.50 (Children and concessions)
A major new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Venom: Killer and Cure enters the realm of venomous creatures to look at their surprising connection to human health. Visitors will be able to get up close with specimens such as snakes, centipedes, snails and scorpions and see the world through eyes of both predator and prey. Discover the effec... 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 t23rd January 2018Wednesday 28th February 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Whales: Beneath the surface
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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
 
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 cottonbu23rd January 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.23rd January 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.

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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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Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2018 

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An exploration of the diverse representation of trees in photography, as botanical subjects and poetic symbols, in the context of ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

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

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

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