Hotels and Places to Stay Near Natural History Museum
Useful Information for Your Visit to the Natural History Museum
There's plenty of variation in this massive museum, with displays designed to keep both adults and kids totally enthralled.
Learn about how these great ancient beasts lived, cooperated and hunted, and check out different theories on their extinction. See the huge T-rex robot, which brings this most famous of dinosaurs to life right in front of your eyes, and come face-to-face with fossils and reconstructions of many other dinosaur varieties.
This section looks at how ancient humans came to develop into what we are today, moving from hunter-gatherer societies to agriculture and beyond. One exhibit looks at why many of us still have some Neanderthal DNA, and another showcases how our species, Homo sapiens, came to dominate.
3. The ocean
Look at fascinating, and sometimes hideous, examples of what lurks deep beneath the ocean waves. This section also looks at coral reefs, oysters and pearls, and how human-caused pollution is threatening much of our marine life today.
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The Best Things to Do Near the Natural History Museum
On Exhibition Road, you couldn't be better placed in London for discovering a collection of fantastic and free museums.
1. Science Museum
Check out amazing exhibits showcasing rockets and the future of space travel, learn about the medical technology of tomorrow and see a showcase of objects that have shaped our society today. There are plenty of kid-focused interactive displays, as well as detailed looks at many areas of the scientific world. You can also book a screening at the onsite IMAX, which features films on varying scientific topics.
2. V&A Museum
The Victoria and Albert is a mixed collection of art, antiques and design. See cartoons and paintings by the legendary Raphael, and marvel at fine pieces of fashion across the centuries. The collections even branch into furniture and jewellery design, as well as contemporary photography exhibitions. It's the best place to appreciate the evolution of art through the ages.
3. Serpentine Galleries
Not far away, in Hyde Park, check out what's on at these constantly changing galleries showcasing the best from today's art world. In the summer, the galleries build a series of innovative pavilions around the park, perfect for wandering around in summer.
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