Venues

Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes

Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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Natural History Museum

Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD. England

The Natural History Museum is a world-class visitor attraction and a leading science research centre. They use their unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. Inspire your students’ curiosity about the natural world and explore the variety of life on Earth. They offer a range of curriculum-inspired workshops, shows and gallery activities.

There are also FREE workshops up for grabs. (Scroll for more info).

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Natural History Museum Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 13.28MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 13.35MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
People & the Planet Content 7-11 ZIP 13.13MB Download
People & the Planet Content 11-14 ZIP 13.17MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Not eligible for free tickets but still looking for a bursary?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

If you are not eligible for a free workshop at the Natural History Museum, they are priced at £3 per pupil and general entry is free! Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help with the costs.

Free Workshops

Free Workshops

Schools that have more than 30% of their pupils in free school meals, can apply for a free workshop for up to 60 pupils. Choose from 8 curriculum-linked themes:

Hit the red button at the top of this page to apply.

 

Competition

Museum Information

All schools are required to book their visits to the Natural History Museum in advance. School visits are only available during term time.

Where to go when you arrive

All school groups should use the entrance on Exhibition Road. (Visit the Getting here page to see its location.)

A staff member can direct you to School Reception on the lower ground floor of the Green Zone where you can leave bags and coats (property is left at owner’s risk, facilities are not lockable) and use the toilet facilities.

If you have booked an activity, please allow sufficient time (at least 20 minutes) to register and get to the activity location.

Find out more

Venue Details

Contact

www.nhm.ac.uk/schools.html

Address

Cromwell Road, London
SW7 5BD. England

Opening Hours

10am - 6pm daily