Natural History Museum Ice Rink

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Children skating

Penguin Skate Club

Calling all little ones looking to perfect their skating skills - the Penguin Skate Club will be running lessons for children aged four to eight.

Penguin Skate Club is held on Saturday mornings from November to January. Check our events calendar for specific session times and more information.

Wheelchair skate session

Wheelchair skate sessions

We run a number of sessions for wheelchair users throughout the season. Check out events calendar for session dates and further information.

To book tickets, call the dedicated Ticketmaster booking line for wheelchair sessions on +44 (0)80 0988 4440 for UK customers and 0044 161 425 7563 for overseas customers.

Wheelchair skate session

Chocolate workshops

Hotel Chocolat is hosting delicious free chocolate workshops every week for both adults and children. Learn from our expert chocolatiers and make your own tasty chocolate creations to take home and devour.

See our events calendar for more information about these chocolate workshops for adults and kids.


Acoustic Lates

Join us for Acoustic Lates, live every Thursday evening in the Ice Rink Café Bar – brought to you by Ticketmaster.

Come along to experience a showcase of emerging talent, while enjoying a mulled wine or glass of bubbles.

See our events calendar for more information.

Natural History Museum Ice Rink

Kids' Skate School

Sign up your youngsters for our fun four-day Kids' Fast Track Skating Course, running through the Christmas holidays.

Children aged six to 16 will be taught key skating skills to get them whizzing around the rink in no time. Courses run for four consecutive days from 9.00 - 9.50.

See our events calendar for more information.

Visit and booking

Find opening times and information about booking tickets, group visits and a dedicated session with an ice marshal.

Food and drink

The Café Bar is open daily and offers tasty meals, snacks and refreshments, including hot drinks and a range of wines, beers and soft drinks. 


Discover everything you need to know about visiting the Ice Rink including arrival times, skate hire and other frequently asked questions.