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5 Natural History
museums in London

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Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy

The only remaining university zoological museum in London, houses around 67,000 specimens, covering the whole Animal Kingdom.

Central LONDON

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Museum Number 1

Opened in 1857—Features horticultural and botanic exhibitions displayed over three floors.

West LONDON

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Natural History Museum

Home to 80 million items within five main collections: botany, entomology, mineralogy, palaeontology and zoology.

Central LONDON

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The Horniman Museum & Gardens

The Arts and Crafts style building boasts a treasury of over 300,000 objects. Including an aquarium, stuffed animal and musical instrument collections.

South LONDON

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UCL Geology Collections

The Rock Room collection contains 40,000 geological specimens from all over the world and even outer space—from fossils to meteorites to minerals.

Central LONDON