Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Half-term at the Natural History Museum

Half-term and autumn activities
Kids sleeping under Dippy
Dino Snores for Kids - Christmas Special
Join us for a special sleepover with a festive twist including Christmas carols and live reindeer at our exclusive Dino Snores for Kids - Christmas Special. 

23-24 December
Kid using a magnifying glass
Go on a quest this half-term
A brand-new family festival, Questival mixes science with games, performances and other activities. Get crafty, get collecting and get curious.

Wednesday 26 October
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Get your skates on
Get ready to get your skates on, the Natural History Museum Ice Rink opens this month. We offer family tickets as well as a parent and toddler deal. Associate sponsor Swarovski.

Opens 27 October
Golden relic © Dhyey Shah
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Only 10 years old, Dhyey Shah captured this image of an endangered Gee’s golden langur in India. See Dyey’s image and more photos at Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Associate sponsor DONG Energy.

Opens 21 October
Members enjoying Spirit Collection Tour
Explore more as a Member
Become a Member this half-term to skip the queues and enjoy free entry to Wildlife Photographer of the Year, as well as discounts in our shops and cafes.
You can also take part in exclusive Members-only events, like a Spirit Collection Tour this half-term.
T.rex treats
Half-term treats
Get the kids learning with microscopes and dinosaur memory games, or get active with space hoppers and flying discs. Perfect gifts for October half-term.
Fossil Explorer App
Fossil Explorer 
Can't make it to the Museum? Download our free app and uncover the plant and animal fossils hidden beneath your feet. With Fossil Explorer you identify common fossils of Britain based on where you find them.
Child taking part in free activity
Enjoy a family day out at the Natural History Museum at Tring
Take a trip to our sister Museum in Hertfordshire this half-term, and discover animal specimens from tiny beetles to enormous bears. Visit our free exhibitionHumans in Ancient Britain and take part in fun family activities.
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South Ken Kids Festival at Institut Français

The South Ken Kids Festival is back from 14-20 November. Quentin Blake, Axel Scheffler, Bridget Marzo, to name a few, will grace the Institut Français with a wonderful array of events including live drawings, workshops, films and more.