Natural History Museum has more than 80 million specimens, spanning billions of years. Over five million visitors come to the Museum annually.
Open: 10 am – 5:50 pm.
Where is the Natural History Museum? It is a 5 minute walk from South Kensington Station in zone 1. South Kensington serves the Piccadilly, Circus, District lines.
What is nearby? Royal Albert Hall 9 mins, Science Museums 1 min, Victoria & Albert Museum 1 min.
Did you know? In 1753 Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) donated 71,000 items in his will in exchange for £20,000. Cocoa was brought back from Jamaica in the seventeenth century by Sloane.