National museum of natural history

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Cromwell Rd , London, United Kingdom
www.nhm.ac.uk - 44 20 7942 5000

National museum of natural history London Reviews

shirleys shirleys
3 reviews
National Museum of Natural History Mar 11, 2012
If you are interesting in nature history this would be a good choice. And it's also a good place for education of child. There are different sectors of exhibitions such as mammals, sea creatures, dinosaurs. And there're free movies which introduces you the history of species. Some of the windows are with touch panel with which you could trigger a sound or action of the animals, this make them more vivid. If you have enough time you could spend a whole day in just one museum~
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Jfconaghan Jfconagh…
4 reviews
Must see in London May 19, 2011
WOW. I can't say enough about the Museum.

I spent 6 hours walking around and I hardly scratched the surface.

I need to come back to London and revisit the Museum again and again.

I hope everyone visits when they are in London, I think it is a must see... :)
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dqfn1 dqfn1
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What a wonderfull building! Oct 15, 2009
When arriving at the garden of the museum (my female friend and I arrived at the tube station nearby) we were absolutely in awe because of the desing of the museum. This building was build as the Natural History Museum so the architects were able to incorparate this in their design. This means they show all kinds of animals on the facade of the building, and not just animals... no, they show fantasy animals too. The pillars on the outside are strangled by plants and in between the pillars above the doorway you'll see animals from the Britisch empire.

On the inside these details are even better to see, monkeys climbing up the columns, sitting on the foot of them and reacing to one another. At the top of the columns there are lizards. Other columns are decorated with birds.

The museumbuilding might just be object number 1 of the collection.

The collections ranges from dinosaurs (biggest is standing proudly in the main hall) up too current living and recently extinct animals.

The museum is devided in sections called galeries. These are all color coded.

Red is all about geology including paleontology (fossils), Blue stands for water and all that lives and has lived in it (but allso human history, dinosaurs and much more), Green is all about plant life (birds, insects, primates and much more that has to do with plants) last is the orange zone: Darwin and the Wildlife Garden. In the garden are the only living objects like bugs.

The shop might be worth a visit on its own. You'll find tons of nice stuff here. I've spend at least half an hour here. Just looking for a nice fossil, gem, candy, stuffed animal (like a teddy bear or so) but at the end for me they were all to expensive. Prices are okay, but not for a student who's living a a students loan only. I walked out with three different tastes of lolli pops.
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dqfn1 says:
Ik vond het fantastisch en het liefst ga ik er binnenkort weer heen om het eens op mijn gemak te bekijken, als in een hele dag er de tijd voor nemen ofzo...
Posted on: Mar 15, 2011
Sweetski says:
Het is alweer honderd jaar geleden dat ik hier voor het laatst was. Inderdaad een TOP museum.
Posted on: Mar 15, 2011
Stigen Stigen
71 reviews
Fantasticly interesting museum ! Nov 30, 2009
This is an attraction not to miss on your visit to London !

It is an exeptionally interactive sort of museum , and it will shatter any preconceived notions of museums as a boring cultural stop of the trip..

It is more then just a museum of natural history as the title may suggest. There are several very large divisions where you can go to discover the rise and fall of the dinosaurs, the history and geology of the earth , the ecology of our planet, and a very large collection of the zoology and botany of the planet. In addition there is also an exhibit of the best animal photoes ever taken.

And of course I should mention the part of the museum dedicated to every aspect of human biology , our memory, hormones - everything !

The best thing about this place is that it is fully interactive , more then just words on a poster. Every exhibit has some buttons to push , or games to play.... the kids seems to love this museum as much as the adults !

It is a very enjoyable experience, even reading the posters is cool , as it is very easy to understand information. this place is so full of interesting stuff that your mind will feel a bit filled upa after a few hours , which is why it is smart to divide the visit here into 2 or 3 days.

Set of alot of time for this place, it is hardly possible to see it in just a day. I got through 2 sections in 6-7 hours...and spent an hour just in the amazing gift shop !

Just don`t miss this place....I promise you will learn alot about the world you live in !
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bernard69 says:
congrats on yr feature
Posted on: Nov 30, 2009
Stigen says:
Thanks for the smiles and congrats , remember to visit the next time you`re in London ! this ,and Ripleys(see my other review!)
Posted on: Nov 30, 2009
reikunboy says:
congrats on being featured. I'm going to go to the LA one
Posted on: Nov 30, 2009

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