Natural History Museum is unique among Britain's national Museums.
Not only is it a major public attraction, it is also a
world-renowned institution for scientific research. The Museum's
vast collection, much of it unseen by the public, forms an
unrivalled database of life. More than 300 scientists and
librarians work there, behind the scenes, researching, organizing
and curating the 78 million specimens and over 1 million books,
artworks, and manuscripts.
by many to be one of the finest nature museums of in
the World, the Natural History Museum was opened to the public in
1881. Today, the Museum holds a phenomenal 68 million specimens
from all around the world, many displayed in the most imaginative
way possible, often using the latest interactive technology.