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Dawnosaurs @ Natural History Museum, London

June 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


Dawnosaurs is a free event for children on the autism spectrum to enjoy the Museum with their families and siblings, free from the hustle and bustle of the general public.

Visitors have access to a wide-ranging programme of activities, including a chance to see, meet and even touch live animals. All activities are supported by experienced, autism-aware facilitators.

A dedicated Sensory Room will also be available for those children needing a quieter and calmer space.

This event is best for children aged five to 15, and siblings are welcome.

How to book

Due to unprecedented demand, registrations for 10 February are now closed.

You can apply online for a place at Dawnosaurs three to four weeks before each event.

Spaces are in high demand, and priority will be given to first-time attendees.

To receive reminders about upcoming Dawnosaurs events, please email us to be added to the mailing list.

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Frequently asked questions

30 June 2019 – The Great Exhibition Road Festival

Useful information

  • doors open at 8.00
  • the Museum opens to the public at 10.00, and by the time you leave it may be busy
  • you’ll be able to purchase hot drinks and snacks from 8.00
  • there is an indoor picnic area in the basement of the Green Zone
  • there are several baby changing facilities and accessible toilets
  • the Museum is fully accessible for wheelchair and buggy access
  • If you require a Mobiloo and would like to attend, please email us for availability


Dawnosaurs has been made possible thanks to the generous support of The Lord Leonard and Lady Estelle Wolfson Foundation.


June 30, 2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Natural History Museum
London, SW7 5BD United Kingdom + Google Map
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