Open every day 10.00-17.50
Last entry to the Museum 17.30
Closed 24-26 December
The Natural History Museum
London SW7 5BD
Baby, it's cold outside, so we've wrapped up 19 fun things to do this winter.
See what's on from December to February, including festive fun and hidden treasures, gruesome crimes and new discoveries.
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.
Top five things to do for kids
Drop into our science centre where kids and adults can get hands-on with the Museum's collection.
See the clock from the CBeebies shows Andy's Dinosaur Adventures and Andy's Prehistoric Adventures in Hintze Hall.
Roar! Try and find the Tyrannosaurus rex, Stegosaurus, Mantellisaurus and Triceratops
hanging out in the galleries.
Experience the power of our famous earthquake simulator.
Enjoy an atmospheric journey through Earth to the upper Red Zone galleries.
See the world's largest collection of coloured diamonds, discover gems that glow in the dark and marvel at rare meteorites from out of this world.
Explore the evolution of life on our planet and go on a journey through time from the Big Bang to today, and take a peek into the future.
Each exhibit tells a remarkable story and has been chosen for its scientific, historical and cultural importance.
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.