Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature.
  • Ticket information

    It's essential that all visitors (including Members and Corporate Supporters) book a ticket in advance. Tickets include Museum entry after you've visited the exhibition.

    Your ticket cannot be refunded or exchanged. Please ensure you book the correct date. 

    Capacity for this exhibition has been set so that all visitors have a safe and enjoyable time. Please read our safety information before your visit. 

    Government guidance around indoor visits (the rule of six) applies at the Museum.

    As a result of capacity restrictions the Museum has made the decision to suspend our ICOM admission, reciprocal agreement policy. Entrance to the Museum remains free and we hope to welcome MA/ICOM members to our exhibitions soon.

    Existing ticket holders

    If you had tickets for Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature while the Museum was closed, please check your email for details on how to re-book.

  • 17 May 2021 - 3 January 2022

    Closed 24-26 December

  • Adult £22
    Child (4-16 years) £13.25
    Concession £17.50
    Family £38.50 - £66.95


    Free for Members and Patrons, children under four and disability personal assistants. 


    We highly recommended pre-booking your ticket as they often sell out in advance.

  • Waterhouse Gallery
    South Kensington

Discover where the real world and the Wizarding World intertwine, and how the wonders of the natural world have inspired myths, legends and magical creatures for generations.  

Embark on a journey where not all is as it seems, where magical beasts and fantastic animals share abilities and behaviours that allow them to dazzle, attract and escape. 

Celebrate real-world scientists who, like the character Newt Scamander™, help us to understand our planet's extraordinary creatures so we can protect them for the future.  

Follow the story on social media #NHMFantasticBeasts 

Download the large-print exhibition guide.

Get priority access

Be one of the first in line to see the exhibition by joining as a Member. Look forward to priority booking, Member-only viewing hours, bespoke content and events bringing you closer to this magical exhibition.

Membership starts from just £62.

Exhibition Evenings

Join us for late-night openings of the Museum where you can enjoy both Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature and Wildlife Photographer of the Year while the Museum is usually closed. 

Thursday 17 June, 24 June & 29 July 18.30-21.30

Get ready for your adventure

Pick up your free activity booklet from the ticket desk before you enter the exhibition. It's full of fun activities and places for you to record your discoveries along the way. 

Don't forget to bring a pencil! 

Share your discoveries on social media #NHMFantasticBeasts 

Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature MinaLima collaboration

Get your hands on a range of items featuring an exclusive MinaLima print, created for the Museum by design duo Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, graphic designers on the Harry Potter™ and Fantastic Beasts™ film series.

Take a virtual stroll through the exhibition with Google Arts & Culture

Step into an online world full of fantastic real-life and magical beasts. There are highlights, stories and games galore. 

WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names, and indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s21)