Booth Museum of Natural History (Brighton) Reviews
Description:Address: 194 Dyke Road / Brighton / East Sussex / England / Over half a million specimens, natural history literature ... more
Newest Review: ... the disabled or those with small children. It is open everyday if i can remember correctly apart from thursdays, and there is free admission for everyone. The museum is made up of lots and lots of stuffed animals and specimens in cases. There is a large blue whale skeleton and some dinosaur skeletons too although these are rather small. Unfortunately the place doesnt really seem to have ... more
Customer Booth Museum of Natural History (Brighton) Reviews (2)
by - written on 09/07/09 (Useful, 55 readings)
I visited the booth museum when i was younger and then again a few months ago with a younger cousin. It hasnt changed at all. The booth museum is located on Dyke Road in Hove and is accessible by bus and car, although there isnt really much parking around so this could be difficult for the disabled or those with small children. It is open everyday if i can remember correctly apart from thursdays, and there is free admission for everyone. The museum is made up of lots and lots of stuffed animals and specimens in cases. There is a large blue whale skeleton and some dinosaur skeletons too although these are rather small. Unfortunately the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 26/06/09 (Very useful, 302 readings)
The Booth Museum is located on Brighton's suburban back streets well away from the town centre but having said that it is on Dyke Road (the A2010) which is one of the major routes through the town and so it is relatively easy to find. The museum is named after the Victorian natural historian Edward Thomas Booth who spent much of his life in Brighton. Primarily it houses his personal collection of stuffed birds but there are also animals, insects, fossils and skeletons. These collections were amassed during his lifetime and contain over half a million different specimens. He lived between 1840 and 1890. Like most Victorian naturalists of the time ... Read the complete review
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