Monday, 16, May 2016

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Georgia Alford

Sensational Butterflies at The Natural History Museum

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As the sun is starting to shine, it’s never been a better time to take part in some of London’s many outdoor activities. One particular event that is sure to be a memorable one for families is The Natural History Museum's Sensational Butterflies exhibition. Running through until September 11th, and now in its eighth successful year, Sensational Butterflies is an interactive family activity that is becoming increasingly popular for both adults and children alike.

family day out at sensational butterflies at the natural history museum with the kensington and the doyle collection

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During your visit to the tropical world of Sensational Butterflies, you’ll discover fascinating facts about these intriguing insects whilst coming face to face with hundreds of fluttering creatures that live in the museums butterfly house. The exhibition also provides picture perfect moments as these colourful insects fly around freely, and if you stand still enough you might end up being their landing spot.

family day out at sensational butterflies at the natural history museum with the kensington and the doyle collection

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Spend the day wandering amongst hundreds of free flying moths and butterflies from all over the world, including species from Africa, North America, South America and Asia. Immerse yourself the life of these colourful insects, try and spot the differences between butterflies and moths, look for caterpillars in camouflage and even have the chance to witness a butterfly emerging from its chrysalis.

family day out at sensational butterflies at the natural history museum with the kensington and the doyle collection

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The Kensington will provide the perfect base for your memorable, fun-filled family day out, being just a 9-minute stroll to the Natural History Museum. The Kensington also provides a variety of family friendly amenities and offers that will make your stay extra special. From complimentary children’s meals in Town House restaurant, to milk and cookies on turndown and even your very own children’s concierge service, The Kensington has every base covered. For a full list of family-friendly offers available click here.

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To find out more about The Natural History’s Sensational Butterflies experience and to book tickets click here.

Are you planning a family-filled day in London? We’d love to hear what you’ll be getting up to. Tweet us at @HotelKensington and share your #SliceOfTheCity.  


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