Find out how we store, care for and use our 20 million entomology and botany specimens and discover some of the stories behind the scenes. Who were the first collectors and how did their methods differ from modern day scientists? How do scientists organise, classify and name specimens? Why is our collection so valuable for research and how do we share it with the world? What do molecular techniques tell us about our specimens and how is this helping in the fight against malaria?
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Cromwell RoadLondonSW7 5BD
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- Public transport:
- Tube: South Kensington Train: Victoria/Paddington. Either use pedestrian tunnel from South Kensington station and exit where signposted or walk up Exhibition Rd and cross Cromwell Rd to locate museum.
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