Visit

  • Open every day 10.00-17.50

    Last entry to the Museum 17.30

    Closed 24-26 December

  • Admission is free. There is a charge for some exhibitions. Group bookings available. 

  • The Natural History Museum
    Cromwell Road
    London SW7 5BD

What's on

Find out what's on with our calendar of activities, special events and temporary exhibitions.

Exhibitions and events

Explore new exhibitions, find out about evening events and book tickets online.

Getting here

Plan your journey to the Museum and find out about transport options and parking.

Nine great gift ideas

Whether you want to give a membership that supports our vital research, or an unforgettable after hours experience, browse a range of great Museum gift options this festive season.

Fun activities for families and kids

Plan the perfect family day out. Get up-close with nature and enjoy fun, family-friendly activities for curious kids and inquisitive parents.

Museum map

Get around with the Museum map and discover what you can see and do in our 36 free galleries.

The Museum at Tring

Discover our world-class collection of animals and birds at the Natural History Museum at Tring.

Eat, drink and shop

Visit our restaurant and cafes to enjoy fresh food and drinks, or find a gift in our Museum shops.


Access at South Kensington

Make sure your visit runs smoothly with our guide to luggage storage, cloakrooms, toilets, lifts and parking. You'll also find information about facilities for disabled visitors.

Become a Member and enjoy free exhibition tickets, discounts and more