This half-term (Monday May 30 - Friday June 3 2016), London has enough fun lined up to have the family raring to leave the house. Whether you fancy a kid friendly event at one of London's many museums or attractions, or would rather explore some outdoor London activities, we've got all your family-fun covered.
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A few half-term in London highlights
Dinosaurs: Monster Families
Expect to see life-size models, interactive exhibits and authentic specimens at this family-friendly exhibition exploring dinosaurs and prehistoric approaches to parenting. Visitors can find out how dinosaurs cared for their eggs, nest and babies as well as marvelling at a near-complete skeleton of a dinosaur embryo and an incredible collection of fossils.
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Run by the team behind London Zoo and set in 600 acres of Bedfordshire parkland with views across the Chilterns, Whipsnade offers a huge variety of animals including all the favourites – chimps, lions, elephants, camels, zebras, hippos and giraffes. The emphasis is on learning about how the animals live in near-as-possble natural habitats, with viewing huts providing exceptional views through glass walls. There are also daily shows where you can watch feeding time and find out more about the zoo's exotic beasts. The ZSL Animal Photography Prize Exhibition runs at the zoo until July 1, featuring impressive images of animals around the world.