Natural History Museum London
Hotels Near The Natural History Museum London
Located on the tranquil street of Queensborough Terrace in Central London, Queen’s Park Hotel is a stunning Victoria building dating back to the 1900’s and it is superbly located close to Hyde Park which is only a 15 minute walk and London’s Natural History Museum which is only 26 minutes walk from the hotel. At the Queens Park Hotel, all guests are treated to exceptionally comfortable hotel rooms which include views of the city of London while there are plenty of dining options nearby as well as the ‘Terrace Restaurant’ which is located in Queen’s Park Hotel.
When you arrive at Queen’s Park Hotel, you have to make sure you check out the Natural History Museum in South Kensington during your stay. The National History Museum is a publicly funded museum. It is one of 3 major museums on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, along with the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Science Museum. The museum is home to life and earth science exhibits comprising some 80 million items within five main collection categories: botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology and zoology. The museum is also a research centre specialising in taxonomy, identification and conservation.
As there is so much to see, it can take multiple trips to enjoy everything the museum has to offer. Whether it is your first time visiting or a repeat visit, there are a number of self-guided tours you can take to enjoy different areas of the museum. On the Natural History Museum website, you can find several two hour self-guided tours to try such as the Family Favourites tour where you can see some of the museum’s biggest sites such as dinosaurs, whales and volcanoes. There is also the Hidden Gems tour which introduces you to some of the lesser known items in the museum and is suitable for all ages.
The Natural History Museum does not charge an admission fee which makes it an ideal option to give you the chance to explore the vast collection of items on display and find new areas of the life and earth sciences to pique your interest at no cost. In exploring all the main areas of the museum, you can expect it to take a number of hours, and ultimately, it is a fantastic way to spend an afternoon.
While staying at Queens Park Hotel, make your visit to the Natural History Museum a part of your larger exploration of London. To help make planning your trip a lot easier, check out our Journey Planner for more info.
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