a station-by-station guide for UK tourist attractions

South Kensington

Zone 1 Underground

Circle, District & Piccadilly lines

London Offers & Links

Natural History Museum Cromwell Road

A palatial building housing the national collections of living and fossil plants, animals and minerals. Robotic life-size dinosaur models. Temporary exhibitions programme. Restaurant, cafés and picnic areas. Admission free (except exhibitions).
Open Daily 1000-1750.

Victoria and Albert Museum Cromwell Road

The world's leading museum of art and design with large collections of exhibits from around the world, both modern and ancient. The British Galleries house furniture, ceramics and sculpture telling the story of British design from 1500. The Museum was founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Temporary exhibitions programme. Cafés. Admission free (except exhibitions).
Open Daily 1000-1745.

Science Museum Exhibition Road

Displays and exhibits cover all areas of science and technology. Interactive gallery. Temporary exhibitions programme. Cafés and picnic areas. Admission free (except exhibitions).
Open WThFSSu (Daily in school holidays) 1000-1800.

South Kensington map

London Bus Map (printed or digital)

London City Walks

Walk London Map & Guide, including Royal Parks and Thames Path

Thames Path in London walking guide

London Loop walking guide