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Our main entrance is on Cromwell Road, just five minutes' walk from South Kensington Tube station.
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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.
A fun show investigating a world only visible to certain animals.
Join us as we get up close and personal with the most diverse group of animals on the planet - beetles.
Is it a dinosaur? Get up close and personal with real specimens to find out.
Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre.
Centre closes at 17:00. Last entry is at 16.30.
Meet Mary Anning, a pioneering fossil hunter from 19th century.
Meet popular characters from children books and learn about animals and plants life.
Join this lively storytelling show with puppets about animal and human nature.
In the world of spiders, attracting a mate can be a deadly task. Join us to find out more.
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