The Natural History Museum is a presenting a huge collection of specimens from various sections of natural history. The museum located in Cromwell Road, London. It is one of three major museums on Exhibition Road in Southern Kensington. The others being the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. The Natural History Museum’s main frontage, but, currently is on Cromwell Street.
The museum is the house of life and earth science specimens. About 80 thousand products in five primary collections (botany, entomology, mineralogy, palaeontology and Geological). The museum is a world-renowned centre of analysis focusing on taxonomy, recognition and preservation. Given the age of the institution, many of the collections have excellent traditional as well as medical value. such as samples gathered by Charles Darwin. The museum is popular with its display of dinosaur skeletons and ornate architecture.
The Natural History Museum does not charge an entrance fee. The museum is an exempt charitable organization and a non-departmental public body managed by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Arrival at Natural History Museum :
By Tube : The nearest Tube station is South Kensington on the District, Piccadilly and Circle lines. The station is approximately five minutes’ walk from the Museum.
Use the Transport for London Journey Planner to find the quickest route to the Museum.
By Bus : Routes 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430 and C1 stop close to the Museum.
By Bicycle : There are cycle racks by the Cromwell Road entrance and on Exhibition Road. The nearest Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations are outside our Exhibition Road entrance and on Thurloe Place, near South Kensington Tube station.
By Coach : For groups travelling by coach, the drop-off point is outside the Cromwell Road entrance.
Natural History Museum Opening Timing :
Open daily 10.00-17.50, Last entry 17.30, Closed 24-26 December
Natural History Museum Tickets :
Admission is free. There is a charge for some temporary exhibitions.
Natural History Museum Contacts :
Address : The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD
Phone No : +44 (0)20 7942 5000 (General), +44 (0)20 7942 5511(Customer service)
Website : www.nhm.ac.uk