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Meet experts, handle specimens and see what goes on behind the scenes.
The Museum holds 80 million specimens of which 10 million are beetles.
About 10 million of the Museums specimens are beetles.
The Museum holds one of the worlds largest and most heavily consulted scientific bird collections.
This geological walk will look at the remaining parts of the Roman wall.
Take a geology tour in London between two of its imposing Cathedrals.
Founded in the Anglo-Saxon period, the architecture of Peterborough Cathedral is mainly Norman.
Comparative anatomy is one of the oldest disciplines in biology.
Join fellow Members at our private view and explore the richness of life beneath the waves.
Learn more about corals and the latest ground-breaking research at this special event.
With so many specimens to look after, the Museum must ensure they are kept in the best possible conditions.
Naturalist and conservationist Matthew Oates has devoted his life entirely to butterflies.
Join us for a hands-on workshop in the Museums laboratory.
Learn how scientists use this innovative technique for in-depth exploration of samples.
Join the Quekett Microscopical Club for an introduction to microscopes.
Cant tell a primrose from a cowslip? Take a ramble through the Wildlife Garden.
Learn about the Museums taxonomic work with butterflies.
See behind the scenes at the Museums offsite store in south London to delve into the coral collections.
See this awe-inspiring exhibition of photography before it closes on 30 August.
This year is the bicentenary of the publication of William Smiths 1815 geological map.
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