Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum map

Natural History Museum

Flett Events Theatre

Use Exhibition Road Entrance: This entrance has step-free access.

Closest Tube station: South Kensington

The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD 


By Tube
The nearest Tube station is South Kensington on the District, Piccadilly and Circle lines. The station is approximately five minutes’ walk from the Museum's Exhibition Road entrance.

Gloucester Road station also services the above Tube lines and is approximately 5 minutes' walk from the Queen's Gate entrance.

Use the Transport for London Journey Planner to find the quickest route to the Museum.

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

By bicycle
There are cycle racks on Exhibition Road. The nearest Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations are outside the Exhibition Road entrance and on Thurloe Place, near South Kensington Tube station.

By car
The Natural History Museum does not have parking facilities on-site and parking around the Museum is limited.

Disabled parking
There is a small number of parking spaces on-site for Blue Badge holders. Please book in advance by calling the museum on +44 (0)20 7942 6230. You can access these spaces via Queen's Gate, SW7 5HD, to the west of the Museum.

There are also twelve Blue Badge parking spaces on Exhibition Road. These spaces are managed by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and cannot be booked in advance. You can park there for four hours between 8.30 and 18.30. Find out more on the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's website.

If you have any issues with travel or would like to find out more about our venue facilities, please contact the Interact team on or +44 (0) 117 929 7333 (onsite: +44 (0) 7889 882 547).