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Our main entrance is on Cromwell Road, just five minutes' walk from South Kensington Tube station.
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+44 (0)20 7942 5555.
Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 during school holidays.
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Meet experts, handle specimens and see what goes on behind the scenes.
Delve deeper into the fascinating world of whale strandings from the shoreline to the scalpel edge.
Meet a curator with a passion for flesh flies, a diverse group, which includes species essential to forensic research.
Join world butterfly expert, Dick Vane-Wright, and discover the incredible characteristics of a butterfly's wings.
Join us as we reveal some of the most impressive and beautiful moths from our collections.
Join palaeontologist Paul Barrett to discover how our understanding of dinosaurs has evolved over time.
In the world of spiders, attracting a mate can be a deadly task. Join us to find out more.
Meet a conservator to find out how we prepared coral specimens for our current exhibition.
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