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Natural History Museum, London

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Natural History Museum, London

Natural History Museum, London exhibits a vast range of life and earth science specimens comprising some 80 million items within five main collections: botany, entomology, mineralogy, palaeontology and zoology. Many of the collections have great historical as well as scientific value, such as specimens collected by Charles Darwin. The museum is particularly famous for its exhibition of dinosaur skeletons and ornate architecture.

The Natural History Museum of London is particularly famous for its exhibition of skeletons and ornate architecture. It has been called a cathedral of nature, with the skeleton of a blue whale hanging from the ceiling of the vaulted central hall.

The Natural History Museum Library has an extensive collection of books, journals, manuscripts, and artwork linked to the work and research of the scientific departments. The Natural History Museum of London does not charge an admission fee.

Highlights of  the Natural History Museum, London

The Natural History Museum, London

Natural History Museum, London

  • Museum:       Natural History Museum, London
  • City:                London
  • Established:  1881
  • Type:              Natural History Museum
  • Location:       Kensington & Chelsea, London, United Kingdom

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