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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.

 

Natural History Museum events

 
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 130th June 2016 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 this summer with the erection of a tropical butterfly house on the museum lawn. Visitors to Sensational Butterflieswill be able to take on butterfly challenges, try out games and activities as they explore one of the planet's most amazing life cycles and exp30th June 2016Sunday 11th September 2016 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Sensational Butterflies
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TIMES  24th March to 11th September 2016  PRICING  £5.85 (Adults, Children and concessions), £19.80 (Family)
From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical butterfly house on the museum lawn. Visitors to Sensational Butterflieswill be able to take on butterfly challenges, try out games and activities as they explore one of the planet's most amazing life cycles and exp... More about this event
 
Investigate For FamiliesInvestigate For FamiliesDiscover more about the work of scientists and look closely at real objects using the many tools provided with the guidance of Museum Science Educator staff.2nd July 2016Sunday 31st July 2016 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Free EventOn Soon
Investigate For Families
event  Running from Saturday 2nd July 2016 until Sunday 31st July 2016
TIMES  2nd to 31st July 2016 - 11.30am  PRICING  Free
Discover more about the work of scientists and look closely at real objects using the many tools provided with the guidance of Museum Science Educator staff.
Pond LifePond LifeTry your hand at pond-dipping.3rd July 2016Sunday 31st July 2016 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Free EventOn Soon
Pond Life
event  Running from Sunday 3rd July 2016 until Sunday 31st July 2016
TIMES  3rd to 31st July 2016 - Various Times  PRICING  Free
Try your hand at pond-dipping.
Crime Scene LiveCrime Scene LiveWork with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery, then go into court and be cross-examined on your evidence by London barristers.8th July 2016Friday 8th July 2016 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Crime Scene Live
event  Friday 8th July 2016
TIMES  Friday 8th July 2016 - 6.30pm  PRICING  £60, mems £54
Work with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery, then go into court and be cross-examined on your evidence by London barristers.
The WunderkammerThe WunderkammerAcclaimed improv group Do Not Adjust Your Stage present TED-style panel talks with guest speakers.29th July 2016Friday 26th August 2016 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The Wunderkammer
event  Running from Friday 29th April 2016 until Friday 26th August 2016
TIMES  24th June, 29th July and 26th August 2016 at 6.45pm-8pm and 8.30pm-9.45pm  PRICING  £12, mems £10.80
Acclaimed improv group Do Not Adjust Your Stage present TED-style panel talks with guest speakers.
Maisie And The Mammoth ToothMaisie And The Mammoth ToothThemed puppet show about the Ice Age.15th August 2016Monday 29th August 2016 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Free Event 
Maisie And The Mammoth Tooth
event  Running from Monday 15th August 2016 until Monday 29th August 2016
TIMES  15th, 22nd and 29th August 2016 - 1.30pm  PRICING  Free
Themed puppet show about the Ice Age.
Crime Scene LiveCrime Scene LiveWork with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery, then go into court and be cross-examined on your evidence by London barristers.9th September 2016Friday 9th September 2016 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
Category: event
 
Crime Scene Live
event  Friday 9th September 2016
TIMES  Friday 9th September 2016 - 6.30pm  PRICING  £60, mems £54
Work with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery, then go into court and be cross-examined on your evidence by London barristers.

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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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