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Natural History Museums across the UK.
Natural History Museum
Road, London. SW7 5BD. UK
Created to celebrate the rich
variety of life on earth The Natural History Museum is home
to one of the largest collections of insects, animals, fossils,
rocks, minerals and meteorites in the world. That's more than
67 million items in its collection in total, including the
skeleton and reconstruction of the extinct dodo, the Blue
Whale model, and the giant flesh-eating monster, Tyrannosaurus
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
From vivid, sweeping landscapes to intimate portraits of animal behaviour, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition offers an unparalleled insight into the beauty, drama and diversity of the natural world. Open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages, the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Wildlife Magazine, is the most prestigious event of its kind in the world. This year's exhibition displays over 80 spectacular photographs, judged to be the most creative and accomplished of an overwhelming 32,351 entries submitted by photographers worldwide.
Monday-Saturday 10.00-17.50, Sunday 11.00-17.50. Cost: FREE
University Museum of Natural History
Road, Oxford. OX1 3PW. UK
Natural History Museum has collections on zoological, entomological, geological,
palaeontological and mineralogical specimens accumulated in the course of the
last three centuries. The collections on public display are organised into history
and diversity of life on Earth and the rocks and minerals. They also have five
Collections used for research and teaching Entomological, Geological, Mineralogical,
Palaeontological and Zoological.
every day from 12 noon to 5pm Cost: FREE
Natural History Museum
House, Eastern Parade, Southsea. PO4 9RF. UK
has a very divers wildlife and Portsmouth Natural History Museum looks at this
up close and in depth. Riverbank, marshes, woods and urban areas are all looked
at as well as geology and they also have a Victorian Museum exhibition. In the
summer the butterfly house comes to life and in the winter you can hunt for caterpillars
under the leaves.
Open: April - October
10am-5.30pm, November - March 10am-4pm Cost: FREE
Rothschild Zoological Museum
Street, Tring. HP23 6AP. UK
Rothschild Zoological Museum is world renowned for is ornithology department which
has over 2,000,000 skin, skeleton, spirit, egg and nest specimens, representing
over 95 per cent of known bird species, the museum also has an ornithological
library (strictly by prior appointment). The museum also has 4000 other animals
on display including many rare and bizarre specimen.
Monday - Saturday 1000-1700, Sunday 1400-1700 Cost: FREE
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