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What shall I do in Kensington tomorrow - messed up my NHM booking!

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WindUpBird Thu 29-Oct-20 19:39:40

So I thought I’d booked NHM for me and 2 children @ 1pm. Just checked my booking confirmation and it only has my name on...I’m going to try to get in anyway but assuming they turn us away, what can I do with a 14 & 12 year-old instead... checked VAM & obviously that’s all booked. Thought we could wander round Harrod’s food hall as they’ve never been but I’m guessing there would’ve queues to get in and we cba with that 😬

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corlan Thu 29-Oct-20 20:02:32

If you like skating, Queensway rink is the other side of Kensington gardens. Kensington Palace could be interesting for the kids. They might have an interesting exhibition on.

SliceOfFriedGold Thu 29-Oct-20 20:04:45

There's the Design Museum on High St Ken - could try that?

spongedog Thu 29-Oct-20 20:17:33

Catch the bus up to Marble Arch/Piccadilly /Oxford Street.

But hope you get in!

Martinisarebetterdirty Thu 29-Oct-20 20:22:24

Try the science museum, otherwise take a walk through Green Park up to Fortnums and have a wander there.

onemouseplace Thu 29-Oct-20 20:24:45

I had no problem booking Science Museum entry tickets - all the exhibitions are sold out, but there were plenty of general entry tickets (and very little social distancing and it was BUSY).

WindUpBird Thu 29-Oct-20 20:50:29

Thanks all!! I hadn’t realised Design Museum was round there, we could try that. We’ve been to Science museum & Kensington Palace recently but we could easily go again! Skating is a ‘no’ for the 12 yo, unfortunately! That would’ve been a great activity...

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WindUpBird Thu 29-Oct-20 21:18:43

Fortnums a good idea too...with the incentive to buy posh chocolate!

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