This is basically the biggest greeting you will get in London. We are available and excited to see you once more.

Sunday 11.00-18.00 wednesday (last entry 17.00)

Closed and Tuesday except 31 August 11.00-18.00 monday December(bank holiday) Closed 24-26

August last updated 11


To hold everybody safe, a timed entry system is in position. Merely a limited number of individuals are permitted inside our galleries.

It is important that most visitors (including customers and business Supporters) guide a ticket that is free advance online. If you are not able to book online, please call the Contact Centre.

The queue, become a Member to get priority access and skip.

Book tickets – basic admission

Face coverings needs to be used in the Museum. Read our set of exemptions.

Protect your coughs and sneezes having a tissue. If no muscle can be acquired, make use of your elbow. В

Social distancing

Please stick to the signposted one-way channels and respect social distancing throughout the Museum.

Hand sanitiser channels

Hand sanitiser can be obtained through the Museum. В


Our facilities may be washed through the time by staff. В В

Contactless re payments

Pay with contactless if at all possible, although money will nevertheless be accepted. В В

Feeling unwell?

Please try not to look at the Museum if you should be feeling unwell or have a temperature, constant coughing or lack of flavor. В В

  • Protective displays have been in spot at key touchpoints such as for instance cafes, stores and information desks. Face coverings are supplied to staff.
  • Some touch that is digital and hands-on displays will soon be turned off or closed, other people will stay available with hand sanitiser nearby.
  • For information on cloakrooms, toilets and lifts, see Access at Southern Kensington.
  • We possibly may have to share your details utilizing the NHS Test and Trace solution if somebody who has tested positive for COVID-19 listings the Museum as someplace they recently visited. Read our privacy notice to learn exactly just how your details is provided and saved. You can opt out by contacting us if you do not want your contact details passed on to the NHS Test and Trace service. Take note that your particular contact information will nevertheless be collected whenever you reserve your thereforelution to ensure we are able to offer crucial safety information regarding the see.

Getting here


Cromwell path (access during the part of Exhibition Road): This entry is available and it has access that is step-free. Closest Tube section: Southern Kensington. This place is certainly not step-free. Gloucester path Tube place has step-free access.

Exhibition Road: This entry is available and contains step-free access. Closest Tube place: Southern Kensington. This section is certainly not step-free. Gloucester path Tube place has step-free access.

Queen’s Gate: This entry is closed. Closest Tube place: Gloucester Path

Follow @NHM_Visiting on Twitter for the many entrance that is up-to-date during peak times.


By Tube

The nearest Tube station is Southern Kensington regarding the District, Piccadilly and Circle lines. The section is about 5 minutes’ walk through the Museum’s Exhibition Road entry.

Gloucester Road section also providers the tube that is above and it is roughly seven mins’ stroll through the Cromwell path entry.

By coach

Routes 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430 and C1 stop close to your Museum.

By bike

You will find period racks on Exhibition path. The nearest Barclays pattern Hire docking channels are outside our Exhibition Road entry as well as on Thurloe Put, near Southern Kensington Tube place.

By mentor

For groups travelling by mentor, the drop-off point is beyond your Cromwell path entrance.

By vehicle

We would not have parking facilities on-site and parking all over Museum is bound.

Disabled parking

We now have an extremely restricted amount of parking areas on location for Blue Badge holders. Access can’t be fully guaranteed. Please book ahead of time by calling us on +44 (0)20 7942 6230. You have access to these areas via Queen’s Gate, SW7 5HD, into the western associated with Museum.

There’s also twelve Blue Badge parking areas on Exhibition Road. The Royal manages these spaces Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and cannot be booked beforehand. You are able to park here for four hours between 8.30 and 18.30. Get more information from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s web site.