A visit to the Natural Museum in London can be a fantastic experience, and a wonderful adventure for the entire family. The museum is housed in a beautiful neo-Romanesque building, which was designed by Alfred Waterhouse, and is now known as the Waterhouse building. While its magnificent architecture makes it a landmark building in London, its numerous exciting and interactive exhibits, makes it a must-visit when in the city with the family. The museum has been organized into color coded zones to make it easier for visitors to choose specific aspects of nature they wish to explore. Some of the most notable and popular areas of the museum include the dinosaurs gallery, with its collection of dinosaur skeletons, which is a major draw, while the section dedicated to exhibits of mammals, housing the model of a blue whale is a favorite too. With many more halls filled with interesting exhibits to see, visitors will definitely be impressed.
10am-5.50pm (closed 24th-26th December)
Around 3 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The dinosaur skeleton, the model of the blue whale and more
Muslim visitors requiring prayer facilities will not find prayer rooms within the museum premises; however they will be able to locate mosques in the city of London. Home to numerous mosques, Muslims visiting London will find it easy to locate a prayer facility nearby when necessary. One of the most prominent mosques in the city is the London Central Mosque also known as Regents Park Mosque.
The Natural History Museum is known to house a number of food outlets and each of them serves vegetarian options as well. Although Muslim tourists may not find Halal cuisine at these establishments, they will be able to enjoy a vegetarian snack or meal at the restaurants or one of the cafes.