Discover the wonders of the Earth at one of the world's most iconic museums with the self-guided audio tour Natural History Museum in London: Explore our Beautiful Planet. With the informative in-app tour, you can easily navigate and make the most of your visit. No need to worry about admission: free tickets are already included.
The entrance to the Natural History Museum in London is free for everyone. Visitors can explore the museum's incredible exhibits without any admission fee. For a more enriching experience and a convenient acquaintance with the museum, there's the option to purchase a walking audio tour. This self-guided audio tour provides detailed insights and information about the various displays, making your visit even more informative and enjoyable.
The amount of time needed to explore the Natural History Museum in London can vary widely based on individual interests and the depth of exploration. On average, visitors often spend around 2 to 4 hours exploring the museum. However, those with a particular interest in specific exhibits or taking part in various activities, such as interactive displays, talks, or temporary exhibitions, might spend longer periods, sometimes up to a full day, to thoroughly enjoy and absorb all that the museum has to offer.
The Natural History Museum is open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:50 PM, with the last entry at 5:30 PM.
The museum is closed from 24 to 26 December.
The best time to visit the Natural History Museum and avoid crowds is early in the morning on weekdays.
Plan on setting aside at least three hours to enjoy all exhibits fully.
Admire the beauty of nature. Located in the magnificent building in South Kensington, the world-famous Natural History Museum offers an incredible experience. Feel like a true explorer while discovering the natural world through a breathtaking collection of over 80 million biological specimens.
Explore mind-blowing exhibits. Witness the history of our planet and marvel at its wonders while walking through interactive exhibitions across four major zones. Meet T-Rex, the full-sized animatronic model of a frightening dinosaur, and observe a 128-year-old blue whale skeleton soaring in the museum's hall in the Blue Zone.
Admire a beautiful collection of treasures in the Vault and learn more about birds in the Green Zone. Discover more about the Earth's structure and history in the Red Zone. Visit the Orange Zone to peacefully explore the Wildlife Garden and see the unique spirit collection.
Admission to the Natural History Museum is free. The museum encourages visitors to book free timed-entry tickets in advance.
The Natural History Museum is one of the world's most visited museums, so it is better to book tickets in advance. Save time and secure your spot — reserve tickets on our website while booking the self-guided audio tour.
You can book the Natural History Museum tickets until the end of the current season. We recommend booking on our website, where you can get the self-guided audio tour to get the most out of your visit.