School group booking enquiry form

Please complete this form to check availability for a school workshop or to enquire about a group visit during the week to the Natural History Museum in South Kensington, London. No formal booking is required for weekend visits.

If you are a home educator or foreign school and would like to book a workshop, or if you have any specific requests, please call our School Bookings Team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555.

You can find information to help you plan your itinerary on the School visits at South Kensington page. Check the individual pages of your chosen activities for their scheduled dates.

Please note that your booking is not confirmed by filling out this form. When you have submitted your enquiry, our School Bookings Team will get back to you within seven working days to confirm your booking. Once your booking has been processed by our team, you will receive a confirmation letter or invoice via email.

If you are enquiring about a workshop or a visit that takes place within the next two weeks, would like to move or cancel an existing reservation, or would prefer to speak to a team member directly, please call our School Bookings Team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555.

If you are requesting more than one visit, please submit a separate form for each date.

You will need to have the following information to hand:

  • date of your visit, with alternatives if possible, and approximate time of arrival
  • total number of adults and children in your group, including yourself
  • pupils' or students' lower and upper ages
  • group's Key Stage and year
  • relevant special educational needs and disability information
  • your organisation's full address, including post code
  • group leader's full name and contact information
  • finance email address

About you and your school

Please note all fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.

(All details must be those of the school visiting, not those of a third party)

You don’t need to book a visit on weekends or in school holidays. We do not produce a school register during these times and are unable to fast track groups, provide facilitated workshops or offer lunch space reservations.

Which activities would you like to include?

Not sure what you’d like to do? Find out more in our Things to do section.

Please note that prices shown are per student. All of our activities are developed by our professional programme developers and support the UK national curriculum.

If you are a home educator or foreign school and would like to book a workshop, or if you have any specific requests, please call our School Bookings Team on +44 (0)20 7942 5555. Any booked workshops or reserved activities must be paid in full at least two weeks (14 days) before your intended visit date.

We will endeavour to fulfil all aspects of your booking request. Please note that if your request includes a workshop and lunch space, we will book the workshop on the best available date even if we cannot facilitate a lunch reservation.

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Data protection

The Natural History Museum will use your personal data in accordance with data protection legislation. We will use it to process your visit and you will only be contacted if we need to follow up on any queries in relation to your visit. For more information, view the Museum's privacy notice.