Accommodation and Travel


We have arranged a free accommodation booking service for the symposium which offers a range of hotels in close proximity to the Natural History Museum and there are options to suit all budgets. We recommend booking as early as possible to receive the best rates.

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The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
Map to the Natural History Museum


By Tube

The nearest Tube stations are Gloucester Road and South Kensington on the District, Piccadilly and Circle lines. Both stations are approximately five minutes’ walk from the Museum.

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 our Exhibition Road entrance and on Thurloe Place, near South Kensington Tube station.

By car

The museum does not have parking facilities on-site and parking around the Museum is limited. You can find further information on parking on the NCP parking website

By air

London Heathrow or Gatwick airports are both easily accessible from Gloucester Road or South Kensington Tube station. Use the Transport for London Journey Planner to find the quickest route to the Museum.