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Booth Museum of Natural History

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Address: 194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA, England
Phone Number: +44 300 029 0900
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Small museum full of preserved animals & bones. Sad & creepy, but worth a visit if in Brighton. Free to enter, but donation advised.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Teenage son loved it (as much as a teenager enthuses and loves anything) 11 year old daughter disturbed by it! Parents enjoyed it - hidden gem of Brighton. Free and worth an afternoon or morning visit.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I have visited here numerous times over the years and enjoyed the exhibits etc. This year was no exception, apart from my now teenage daughter being appalled by the 'stuffed animals' and creatures in jars. But times were very different back in victorian times as i explained to her. But its a wonderful place to see real natural history, its... More 

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bury
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A huge array of birds, animals and insects, all collected by one man. Wouldn't be allowed now, of course! Very educational. Admission is free but donations are gratefully accepted. There's also a nice park over the road with a cafe for when you're museumed out.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Small museum full of preserved animals & bones. Sad & creepy, but worth a visit if in Brighton. Free to enter, but donation advised.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

All persons who like to see animal skeletons, stuffed birds, beautiful butterfly exhibits and the like should surely visit this museum, especially since there is no entrance fee for it. Nice to spend some time getting informed about different species.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I visited the Booth Museum man years ago when I first came to Brighton and was marvelled not only by the exhibits themselves but by the fact that such a collection had been made by one man. We took our children there many times as they were growing up as children always seem intrigued by skeletons, fossils butterflies and beetles.... More 

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New Malden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This museum houses a very large collection of stuffed birds it's quite unique . I spoke to the curator he told me the founder once lived in a house on the site and bred birds specifically for taxidermy, its definitely a relic of times past . The cases show very Victorian style scenarios and Im sure some visitors might find... More 

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Hastings, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I only went in because I was early for a meeting and the rain had started. immediately inside seemed just as gloomy until my eyes adjusted and I saw case upon case of stuffed birds. Not to everyone's taste, but , that said, it was an education in ornithological splendour. I pushed on further into the interior - and the... More 

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Brighton England
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Not a bad place to take the kids on a rainy day. Plenty of stuffed birds. Easy parking just out of Brighton town centre.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I loved this little museum, it's so wonderful. It's very small, but totally worth the visit for the amazing collection of animals. If you are like me and you love taxidermy and skeletons, you HAVE to go there, you will love it. I was especially excited to see a Leopard Seal skull in real life. Most of the specimens are... More 

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Additional Information about Booth Museum of Natural History

Address: 194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA, England
Phone Number: +44 300 029 0900
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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