Natural History Museum

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A ‘cathedral to nature,’ this impressive neo-gothic building houses everything from dinosaur bones and extinct species to meteorites. It also has temporary exhibitions such as Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Insider Tip

Get there very early as it’s very popular with families.

Atlas Obscura
70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.  View full review from Atlas Obscura
Travel + Leisure
One of three frontages in the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum is one mile in depth and has two façades 1,000 feet long. View full review from Travel + Leisure
Afar Magazine
On its own, the architecture of the Natural History Museum is enough of a reason to walk through its doors one afternoon View full review from Afar Magazine
Address: Cromwell Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 5BD, UK
Phone: +44 20 7942 5000
Hours: Open (Closes at 5:50pm)