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Doors Open London

History Comes Alive

Watch history come alive as you discover the wonders of the natural world! Explore artifacts from our natural history collection and get an up-close look at animal, plant and mineral specimens from around the world and throughout time.

  • Touch a real narwhal tusk
  • Visit our resident polar bear
  • Hold real dinosaur poop! 

For specific times and activities, check our information boards upon arrival.

In participation with Doors Open London, admission is FREE all weekend!

Doors Open is a FREE weekend celebration of everything that makes London an amazing place to live. Get an inside look at London’s many museums, heritage sites, and community organizations and see history come ALIVE on September 15 & 16. Enjoy re-enactments, live theatre, pop-up interactive plays, or other interactive performances as participating sites highlight their history in new and exciting ways, bringing London’s heritage to life! 

View all participating locations