No one is believed to have life-threatening or life-changing injuries.
More than 200 police personnel were also deployed to help to cordon off the area of the explosion, making it hard to access.
As well as the Natural History Museum, the area is also home to the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A).
Security is high in Britain after five terror attacks since March - four of them in London and one in Manchester - with the bloodshed claiming 35 lives.
Scotland's late goal keeps play-off hopes alive
Subs: Vladimir Weiss for Adam Nemec 78, Ondrej Duda for Marek Hamsik 79 and Norbert Gyomber for Juraj Kucka 79. But Gordon Strachan's side refused to lie down and got the victor with two minutes left on the clock.
Watch the final two songs Tom Petty ever played live
After taking a bow with the band, he took the time to sign a few autographs and disappeared into the wings for the last time. Petty dropped out of high school when he was 17 and joined Mudcrutch , a band with which he moved to Los Angeles in 1970.
Russian train hits bus stuck on crossing killing 19
At least 16 people were killed, including one child, and injured passengers have been hospitalized, according to early reports. In a statement released by the regional interior ministry, it was said that all of the victims were on board the bus.
Santa Claus Discovered in Ancient Tomb in Turkey?
Definitely not at the North Pole-but archaeologists still remain divided about the final resting place of St. It is believed that St Nicholas merged with the English character Father Christmas to create " Santa Claus".
Walmart Same-Day Delivery to Debut in NYC
Walmart acquired Amazon rival Jet.com last year, and purchased online clothing retailers Bonobos and Mod-Cloth earlier this year. However, it will also work for WMT to delivery goods for it in the future. "No problem" emblazoned on the side in big letters.
Netflix Increases Subscription Prices For Select Plans
As we explain in more detail in our Netflix guide , there are three different subscription plans available to subscribers . The middle plan, called the "Standard" plan , allows subscribers to watch content in HD on up to 2 screens at a time.