Booth Museum of Natural History

Booth Museum of Natural History
194 Dyke Road
Brighton & Hove
East Sussex
BN1 5AA
England

Website

www.brighton-hove-rpml.org.uk/museums/boothmuseum/pages/home.aspx

E-mail

visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Telephone

03000 290900

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Over half a million specimens, natural history literature and data extending back over three centuries are housed in this fascinating museum, including hundreds of British birds displayed in recreated natural settings. Plus butterflies, skeletons, a whale and dinosaur bones. Children and families can explore the Museum's collections through a variety of interactive displays in a new 'hands on' gallery. The Museum also organises an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions and events for adults, children and schools.

The entire collection of this museum is a Designated Collection of national importance.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Mon-Wed Fri Sat 10.00-17.00
Sun 14.00-17.00

Closed: Thurs

Admission charges

Free admission

The entire collection of the Booth Museum of Natural History is a Designated Collection of national importance.

The collections in the Booth Museum of Natural History were the first in Brighton to be Designated. Containing over 700,000 items, these collections are strong in world-wide and British insects, vertebrates (especially birds), UK plants and fossils.

Collection details

Natural Sciences, Archives

Key artists and exhibits

  • Designated Collection
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Old Stuff, New Stuff, Do Stuff!

  • 5 December 2014 10-11:30am
  • 19 December 2014 10-11:30am

Get hands-on with objects from our collections, listen to a story and get messy in our art and craft activities. Each session has a different theme based on our collections or the current exhibition. For 2-5 year olds only.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Admission

£4.50, members £3.50, book in advance. To buy tickets call 03000 290902 (Mon-Fri) or in person at any of our venues.

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