Ice skating at Natural History Museum (to 17 Jan)

Winter is just around the corner and London’s ice-skating rinks are gearing up for the seasonal freeze.

Natural History Museum Ice Rink
NHM Ice Rink

  • Gaze up at Alfred Waterhouse’s stunning Natural History Museum from the 1,050m square outdoor ice rink, or the smaller rink for children.
  • Spectators can take in the scene with a hot chocolate or mulled wine from the balcony café/bar overlooking the ice.
  • See the website for wheelchair-user sessions, and note the rink is occasionally closed for private functions.

Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road

Tube – South Kensington


  • Mon-Fri 10am-10pm
  • Sat, Sun 8.45am-10pm
  • Late opening Nov 19-Dec 19 Thur-Sat until 11pm
  • Further early morning and late-night sessions announced on the website


  • Peak: £13, children (up to age 12), £8.50, family (2 adults + 2 children or 1 + 3) £34.50
  • Off-peak: £11.50/£8/£31; concs (off-peak only) £10.50

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