Natural History Museum

76-86 Cromwell Road. (Open Map)


Home to life and earth science specimens

The Natural History Museum (the "cathedral of nature") boasts over 70 million exhibits within five main collections (Botany, Entomology, Mineralogy, Palaeontology and Zoology); and it is also a world-renowned centre of research, specialising in taxonomy, identification and conservation.

The Natural History Museum is famous for its exhibition of dinosaur skeletons and has a great research facility, in its library (extensive book, journal, manuscript, and artwork collections), with access by appointment only.