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Natural History Museum Ice Rink

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THE NATURAL History Museum Ice Rink is open throughout the festive period (excluding Christmas Day) and New Year, until January 8, 2017. Read more. But there’s more than just ice-skating to entertain visitors.

Kids Skating Courses

After this four-day intensive skating course, your little ones will be whizzing around the rink. Children aged 6-16 and of any level, are welcome and will be taught by one of the Natural History Museum Ice Rink’s own fully qualified NISA coaches. Tickets available here.

Available dates: Monday, December 19 to Thursday, December 22; Tuesday, December 27 to Friday, December 30; and Monday, January 2 to Thursday, January 5.

Christmas Crafts with Drink Shop Do

Drink Shop Do will host a series of Christmas Craft session in the Alpine Café Bar. Get in the festive spirit with warm seasonal drinks while creating something handmade and personal, right in time for Christmas. All sessions will include free card making.

The themed sessions are taking place on the following dates, no booking required:

Saturday, December 17 from 9am – 12pm. Ornament Decorating (£5), Mug Decorating (£5), Reindeer Piñata (£10).

Sunday, December 18 from 9am – 12pm. Stocking Decorating (£5), Hat Making (£10).

Wednesday, December 21 from 5pm – 8pm. Ornament Decorating (£5), Mug Decorating (£5), Reindeer Piñata (£10).

The Natural History Museum Ice Rink welcomes over 130,000 visitors each year and boasts a glistening centrepiece – the 9-metre Swarovski Christmas tree, with 6,000 fairy lights and over 1,000 crystal ornaments. There’s the Swarovski ice photo opportunity, which allows guests to take a festive photo memory home with them. Overlooking the ice rink, the first-floor Café Bar and open-air balcony will provide an opportunity for guests to relax, enjoy seasonal treats and watch the skating.