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Natural History Museum

Hire this venue for your own event - it has five function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 1200 guests and the smallest is ideal for 20.

The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from across the natural world, including insects, fossils and rocks. The Dinosaur gallery is one of the most popular exhibits in the museum, with a giant T. rex, the horned Triceratops and the fossilised skin of an Edmontosaurus. Kids can also try their hand at becoming a scientist through hands-on educational tools, gallery trails and art activities. And if the giant squid and blue whales still haven't awed your kids, take them inside a giant globe representative of the solar system, or bring them to 'The Power Within' where they can feel an earthquake simulation.

 

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The Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe Darwin CentreThe unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 117th October 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The Darwin Centre
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The unveiling of the cocoon at the heart of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum on 15th September is a significant milestone for the well-known scientific centre. This latest development brings the vast building project, begun in 2002, to its final phase - the same year as the 200th anniversary of the great evolutionary theorist. From 1... More about this event
 
The Wider EarthThe Wider EarthThe Wider EarthUnveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama about the story of young Charles Darwin. In the European premiere of David Morton's award-winning biographical drama, audiences will join 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world. D17th October 2018Sunday 30th December 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Ongoing
The Wider Earth
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TIMES  2nd October to 30th December 2018  PRICING  £19.50-£79.50
Unveiling the Natural History Museum's brand new theatre, located in the Jerwood Gallery, The Wider Earth is an award-winning drama about the story of young Charles Darwin. In the European premiere of David Morton's award-winning biographical drama, audiences will join 22-year-old Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world. D... More about this event
 
Life in the DarkLife in the DarkLife in the DarkA new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without light. From the middle of the night to the darkest of caves and into the deepest oceans, there are entire worlds that are left completely in the dark and undiscovered. Using the latest scientific and technologic advances, the exh17th October 2018Sunday 6th January 2019 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Life in the Dark
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TIMES  13th July 2018 to 6th January 2019  PRICING  Adult £14, concession £9.50, under 16 Free
A new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Life in the Dark explores how different breeds of animals thrive without light. From the middle of the night to the darkest of caves and into the deepest oceans, there are entire worlds that are left completely in the dark and undiscovered. Using the latest scientific and technologic advances, the exh... More about this event
 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's exhibition includes a portrait of a horned tree lizard in the mountains of Pahang, Malaysia; a lioness lapping water from a waterhole in Zam19th October 2018Sunday 8th September 2019 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
event  Running from Friday 19th October 2018 until Sunday 8th September 2019
TIMES  19th October 2018 to 8th September 2019  PRICING  £13.50 (Adult), £8 (Child and concession), £28-£38 (Family)
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently showing fresh perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes. This year's exhibition includes a portrait of a horned tree lizard in the mountains of Pahang, Malaysia; a lioness lapping water from a waterhole in Zam... More about this event
 
Natural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkNatural History Museum Ice RinkThe earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 25th October. The 1,000 square metre rink outside Alfred Waterhouse's imposing building is surrounded by 80,000 glowing pea-lights dangling from the overhanging trees and a sparkling 30 foot Christmas tree. Additional attr25th October 2018Sunday 6th January 2019 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Natural History Museum Ice Rink
event  Running from Thursday 25th October 2018 until Sunday 6th January 2019
TIMES  25th October 2018 to 6th January 2019  PRICING  From £8.80 (Children), £12.65 (Adults), £39.60 (Family)
The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off from 25th October. The 1,000 square metre rink outside Alfred Waterhouse's imposing building is surrounded by 80,000 glowing pea-lights dangling from the overhanging trees and a sparkling 30 foot Christmas tree. Additional attr... More about this event
 
LatesLates26th October 2018Friday 26th October 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Free EventOn Soon
Lates
event  Friday 26th October 2018
TIMES  Friday 26th October 2018 - 6pm-10pm  PRICING  Free
Silent DiscoSilent Disco26th October 2018Friday 26th October 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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Silent Disco
event  Friday 26th October 2018
TIMES  Friday 26th October 2018 - 10.15pm-1am  PRICING  £20-£22
The Luna Cinema HalloweenThe Luna Cinema HalloweenThe Luna Cinema HalloweenDescribed as "the kings of the outdoor cinema experience" (Tatler), The Luna Cinema is back for Halloween. Continuing its tradition of pairing movies with amazing locations, the spooky season will see traditional horror movies screened in the Natural History Museum's grand Hintze Hall. Films on the line-up are Blair Witch Project, The Silence of Th28th October 2018Monday 29th October 2018 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road      SW7 5BD
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The Luna Cinema Halloween
event  Running from Sunday 28th October 2018 until Monday 29th October 2018
TIMES  Sunday 28th and Monday 29th October 2018  PRICING  £26.50
Described as "the kings of the outdoor cinema experience" (Tatler), The Luna Cinema is back for Halloween. Continuing its tradition of pairing movies with amazing locations, the spooky season will see traditional horror movies screened in the Natural History Museum's grand Hintze Hall. Films on the line-up are Blair Witch Project, The Silence of Th... More about this event
 

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Natural History Museum View of the Natural History Museum as you exit the subway. 

   
Natural History Museum - View of the Natural History Museum as you exit the subway.

Natural History Museum View of the Natural History Museum as you exit the subway. 

 

Central Hall

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Reception
1200
 
Dinner
650
 
Dance
450
 

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Earth Galleries

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Reception
600
 
Dinner
200
 
Dance
200
 

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Flett Theatre

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Theatre
200
 

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Flett Theatre Boardroom

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Boardroom
20
 

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Mary Anning Room

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Other
60
 

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