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Booth Museum of Natural History

#18 of 166 things to do in Brighton Features Animals
194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA, England
+44 300 029 0900
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Very interesting

Very interesting and a lot to see. Lots of great taxidermy to see. Make sure you go all the way to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
grand to while away the hours

dropped in here to fill a few hours with the kids ,they love it came away full of questions and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Crawley, United Kingdom
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194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA, England
+44 300 029 0900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting and a lot to see. Lots of great taxidermy to see. Make sure you go all the way to the back too as there is even a flamingo taxidermy and also skeletons of stuff, but you could miss them if you weren't attentive!

Thank Critiquehonestly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

dropped in here to fill a few hours with the kids ,they love it came away full of questions and some answers

Thank marty1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If its extinct its here. World renowned butterfly and insect collection. if you are into biology and your creepy crawlies this is a fascination niche collection. If you are not doing a Masters Biology or over 5 you might find it a little dull. As...More

Thank doug t
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My kids have always loved visiting here.Amazing collection of species collected by Booth and it's in such a great location (nice walk to the park over the road afterwards).Not much you get for free that's this good!

Thank red_curtis_mutha
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Spent a lot of time here as a child and returned recently to kind it's hardly changed, eccentric and interesting.

Thank Cyrilozzy
Reviewed 24 May 2017

An amazing display of old style taxidermy! mad even more creepy when you realise it was one guy who shot and stuffed the lot! If you are into the old style taxidermy and lots of British species displayed in some interesting cases. Maybe vegans should...More

Thank Aaron O
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The Booth Museum is a natural history gem and well worth a visit. Even better, it's free. An amazing place to take children and watch their faces - pure wonderment as they see the taxidermy and learn about the birds and the bees (not sure...More

4  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The Booth Museum is a great little museum to visit. It is a Victorian museum of natural history. It's lots of displays of specimens to look at. This is a Free museum but you can leave a donation.

Thank Lewis C
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent Victorian natural history museum, put together by Mr Booth, who was a pioneer in both systematic collection and the exhibition of specimens. Traditional display of animals, particularly birds, in cases. So many museums have removed such exhibits due to being 'old...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

After having visited the Natural History Museum of London, the museum in Brighton seemed a bit disappointing. The museum seemed to be a bit old, I found the atmosphere oppressive. The stuff bear at the entrance looked like he got run over by a truck.

Thank Eloooise_P
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Charlotte R
21 February 2016|
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