Gallery announcements

Museum closure

The whole Museum will be closed on 13 July as part of the final stages of transforming Hintze Hall.

This is an exceptional closure due to the installation needs. Other than this we are only closed 24-26 December.

Hintze Hall

Hintze Hall is currently closed for a redevelopment, reopening in summer 2017. 

The main entrance

The Museum's main entrance on Cromwell Road is not in use until the summer.

Please use the entrances on Queen's Gate and Exhibition Road.

Investigate centre

The Investigate centre is closed on the last Thursday of each month from 14.30, except during school holidays.

For more information call the bookings office on +44 (0)20 7942 5555.

Treasures Cadogan Gallery

The Treasures Cadogan Gallery is closed until summer 2017.

The Vault, the Minerals gallery and the giant sequoia specimen are open. Visit these using the lifts and stairwells.

The Diplodocus skeleton

The Diplodocus skeleton cast is no longer on public view. It is being prepared for a UK tour, starting in 2018

Mammals (blue whale)

The Mammals (blue whale) gallery will be closed from 24 to 28 April. This is to allow for redevelopment work.