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The Natural History Museum in London is a treasure in every way. Join us for updates on our science, collections and all our activities.
The Natural History Museum in London is a treasure in every way. Join us for updates on our science, collections and all our activities.
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#HinzteHall will reopen on 14 July! For the first time you'll be able to walk underneath the largest animal that ever lived - the #BlueWhale: http://bit.ly/NHM_HintzeHall-Reopening

To celebrate we're offering you the chance to win an exclusive preview and be one of the first to experience the new Hintze Hall by entering our free prize draw: http://bit.ly/NHM-Hintze-Hall-Prize-Draw

Enter by 31 May! The winner and five guests will win a private tour of the new hall and can take part in the opening ceremony. Prize also includes a two night stay and travel costs.

200 runners up will also be invited to attend the opening ceremony with one guest.

The free prize draw is open to UK residents aged 18 or over and other terms and conditions apply.

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@BBCHorizon is set to document the transformation of the Museum's #HintzeHall. The @BBCTwo programme will go behind the scenes at the Museum to follow the Museum's #NHM_Conservators, designers, engineers and scientists as they work to deliver #WhaleMove and the new displays within the Museum's central space. The programme will be broadcast later in the year: http://bit.ly/NHM_BBC-Horizon-Blue-Whale

Find out more about the changes to #HintzeHall: http://bit.ly/NHM-Hintze-Hall-Changes

While the main entrance is closed, a new entrance on Queen's Gate has been opened, and is a five-minute walk from Gloucester Road tube station. This entrance is best for visiting the Dinosaurs gallery.

Our Exhibition Road entrance is open as usual, and the closest tube station is South Kensington. This entrance is best for Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Volcanoes and Earthquakes.

Plan your trip in advance with our map illustrating the changes during the redevelopment: http://bit.ly/NHM-Museum-Map
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#HintzeHall is closed from today until mid-summer 2017 but there's still plenty to see while we finish #WhaleMove and suspend our blue whale skeleton from the Hall's ceiling as a dynamic new welcome to the Museum.

To find hidden gems head to The Vault, Minerals gallery and Earth's Treasury. Meet a roaring T.rex, Triceratops, Iguanodon and other star specimens in our Dinosaurs gallery, and don't forget to pass by our Stegosaurus in the Earth Hall before seeing the story of our own origins in Human Evolution.

Volcanoes and Earthquakes, Human Evolution, Creepy Crawlies and other popular galleries will also remain open.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is open until 10 September and the Museum's tropical butterfly house, Sensational Butterflies is set to return on 31 March. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the Museum after dark at our After Hours events and Dino Snores for Kids sleepovers.

Find out more about the changes to #HintzeHall: http://bit.ly/NHM_Hintze-Hall-Changes

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#TaxonomyTuesday takes a peek into the eyes of flies with elaborate headgear like the one pictured here (Achias rothschildi). It’s a condition that has evolved independently in 8 different families of fly and our Curator of Diptera, Eric McAlister, explained why the stalk-eye fly in her blog last month: http://bit.ly/NHM_Stalk-eyed-flies
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It’s a Diplodocus-sized #BlackFriday offer! Get 20% off tickets to #LastDanceDippy, our first ever New Year’s Eve Ball. Don’t miss your chance to see in the New Year in the company of our famous dinosaurs and to celebrate with Dippy in style.

There’s a limited number of tickets at the 20% discount available and the offer ends when all offer tickets are sold or at 16.00 GMT on 28 November 2016, whichever comes first. See our website for details and the full Ts and Cs: http://bit.ly/NHM_BlackFriday-LastDanceDippy
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