Note 1) Please note we are meeting at South Kensington Tube Station (by the Pelham Street Exit). We are not meeting at the actual museum because it can be extremely crowded. Ensure you read the following directions as the station exits are not numbered or clearly marked. If arriving via the underground, walk straight through the tube station barriers and then directly up the steps in front. Then turn left towards the exit that leads to Pelham Street. We will meet just outside this exit and be holding a meetup sign. Also ensure you take the following mobile number in the unlikely event you get lost -[masked].
Join us for a Saturday afternoon visit to the Natural History Museum. This world-famous museum is home to one of the largest natural history collections in the world, from microscopic slides to mammoth dinosaur skeletons. The building itself is exceptionally impressive with a cathedral like structure, frescoes and sculptures (it is often called 'The Cathedral of Nature'). The Natural History Museum contains an amazing total of 70 million objects. Entry to the museum is free.
The museum is divided into three main coloured zones. The Green zone concentrates on facts about life, the planet, environment and evolution. The Red Zone explores our ever changing planet, how it was shaped and its place within the universe. The Blue Zone concentrates on the diversity of life on our planet from blue whales to the smallest invertebrates.
We will meet at 1:30 pm outside South Kensington Tube Station (directly outside the Pelham Street Exit). After a 15 minute wait we will walk the 5-10 minutes to the actual museum. My mobile will be switched on at the meetup point and switched off when we enter the actual museum.
Please note that this is a general visit to the permanent exhibitions, rather than a verbal guided tour. Once inside, members can either stay with our group or explore the gallery by themselves.
After our visit, we will meet outside the main entrance of the actual museum at 3:15 pm. Then members have the option of joining us at a nearby local bar/pub for drinks and a chat.
Finally, if you have any queries then please do not hesitate to contact us by email through this website. Just click on my photo (Martyn) and choose the option to send an email.
Martyn and terry