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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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good for skeleton lovers

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 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 13 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 11 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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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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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

although the animals are beautiful and exotic. i disapprove what they have done to them. i believe that its cruelty and disrespectful.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

thousand and thousand of naturalized birds are displayed in this museum with no really educative purpose and I noticed several species mistake in the evolution of vertebrates part. I usually love natural history museum but I have been really disappointed when I visited this one, at least it's free...

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We were visiting Brighton for the weekend as saw this museum online, and with free admission thought it would be worth going. I'm glad we did. It's not the biggest museum in the world but they have made the most of the space they have with plenty of exhibits to look at. Lots of information, definitely learnt a few new... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Fantastic museum worth keeping an eye on their calender as they also host some great events like bbc wildlife photographer of the year exhibition Fantast history to the place too especially for those of the twitching fraternity .

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John C, Manager at Booth Museum of Natural History, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind comments! 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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