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Find out about all things Natural History at Bristol Museums – explore stories, read blog posts and see what’s on.

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The Food Journey

by Rhian Rowson, curator of Natural Sciences

Earlier this year, we hosted a thought provoking, multi-sensory event called The Food Journey. The Food Journey examined the roots and routes of a range of common foods. Combining performance, sound…

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World Wildlife: Extinction Voices

We have veiled Alfred the Gorilla and 31 other animals in our World Wildlife gallery so we can begin to comprehend a world without these extraordinary creatures. All 32 animals are threatened with high to extreme risk of extinction.

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Animal Experts for home educated children

Meet amazing animals on a behind the scenes natural science tour with our curators, find out how the museum is helping the study of nature and use real animal specimens to inspire your own art.

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The lost lioness returns!

Whilst rummaging through the natural history stores hidden below Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, we came across a lion skull from the research collection which had an interesting old label, handwritten in copperplate script.

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The beautiful Broughton Herbarium is now online

The Broughton Herbarium is a collection of beautiful pressed plants from Bristol and Jamaica collected by Dr Arthur Broughton (1758–1796), a local physician in the 18th century.