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Natural History

Our natural history collection of around 180,000 specimens covers most aspects of the natural world.

Natural History Overview

Our natural history collection of around 180,000 specimens covers most aspects of the natural world.

Customs & Excise

This important collection highlights the dangers of the illegal trade in endangered species.

Rocks & Minerals

We have a modest collection of mainly British rocks and minerals from around the world. Our display in Elements of UV-responsive rocks is probably the largest in the UK.

Birds & Mammals

There are about 1,200 specimens in the taxidermy collection and a few more in the skeletal collection, mainly British bird species.

Shells

This collection comprises around 22,000 specimens, mostly marine shells from the Indian and Pacific Ocean regions.

Butterflies & Moths

There are around 52,000 specimens of butterflies and moths in the Lepidoptera collection and they represent about 3,000 different species.

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Email info@culturecoventry.comor call us on 024 7623 7521.

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