Thursday 22 December 2016

Natural History Museum - Make the most of your visit this Christmas

Natural History Museum Hintze Hall
Make the most of your visit to the Museum this Christmas. See the very best nature photography at Wildlife Photographer of the Year, skate under the stars at the Ice Rink, treat your loved ones to a bite to eat in our new family restaurant and say a final farewell to Dippy the Diplodocus

The Museum is closed 24-26 December. 
The Ice Rink is closed on 25 December.
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The dying of the light © Angel Fitor
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
See the 100 award-winning images in this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. Associate sponsor DONG Energy. 

Online booking recommended.
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Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Festive fun on the ice
Take a spin on the Natural History Museum Ice Rink after a day of Christmas shopping or as a festive treat with family and friends. Associate sponsor Swarovski.
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New Year's Eve Ball
New Year's Eve Ball
End the festive season in style and count down to 2017 in the unique surroundings of the Museum's main hall. 

Saturday 31 December, 20.00-01.00
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Dine with the dinosaurs
From burgers to stone-baked pizzas, there's something for everyone to enjoy at our new dinosaur-themed restaurant, the T. rex Grill.
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Uncovering the food of the giants
Museum scientists have reconstructed the diets of extinct mammals, including the woolly mammoth, thanks to a new way of analysing fossilised teeth.
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Gift membership
Give them a year to remember
The chance to explore 3.5 billion years of life on earth comes wrapped up in a gift membership. With five exhibitions to visit in 2017, your present will be 365 days of discovery.
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