Natural History Museum

Astounding collections at this family-friendly museum, with exhibits ranging from the Images of Nature gallery, to dinosaur skeletons and fossils. Daily 10am-5.50pm. Admission free; charges for special exhibitions.

To 28 Apr: Paleoart - Reconstructing the Past. Discover artistic reconstructions of prehistoric animals, with some artworks dating back to nearly 200 years ago.

To 31 May: Wildlife Photographer of the Year. An iconic exhibition of striking photography showing the wonders of animal behaviour in the wild. 

From 22 May: Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature. Discover where the real world and the wizarding world meet, and how nature has inspired fiction for generations.