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Wildlife Garden

Visit our Wildlife Garden

Spot some of the thousands of animal and plant species in our Wildlife Garden when you visit the Museum. 

Entry is free

(there is a charge for temporary exhibitions)....

Monday to Sunday10:00 - 17:50

The Museum is open every day except 24-26 December. Last admission is at 17:30.

Natural History Museum 
Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5000

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Kids only

Go to Kids only

Volcanic games, dinosaur quizzes, hair investigations! There is plenty of fun stuff to do in Kids only. Come and have a go.

Gentoo penguin
Fastest, longest, highest...

When it's animal versus athlete... who wins?

Nature online

Coastal flower
Summer wildlife highlights

Check out our guide to things to do and see this summer and enjoy our coastal walk video.

Meet our early human family
Meet our human family

What did Neanderthals look like? Why was ‘the hobbit’ so small? Investigate what we know about our early human relatives.

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Pocket microscope
Pocket microscope

Examine insects, leaves, fibres and other tiny objects with this handy, pocket-sized microscope.

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Scott T-shirt for kids

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