Natural History Museum UK Overview
Natural History Museum is a scientific museum located in London, SW7, United Kingdom.
The director of the museum is Michael Dixon. It is one of the three major museums located on exhibition road, South Kensington the other museums are the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
The museum contains collections related to botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology, and zoology.
It contains a collection from geologist Charles Darwin.
The natural history museum is worldwide known for dinosaur skeletons and ornate architecture.
It is a non-department public body which is sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The supporter of the museum is Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
The Natural History Museum London has a staff of more than 840 people to take care of the site. In 2017, it visited by more than 4,434,520 peoples. The museum admission is free, but they charge for some exhibitions.
People can purchase museum items online. They can item related to jewelry, fashion, books and many more.
The user can buy several types of jewelry named Necklaces and Pendants, Mineral Jewelry, Amber jewelry and many more.
The museum runs various education and public engagement programmers.
The national museum started How Science Works for school students they demonstrate usage of microfossil in their geological research. In 2010, a BBC documentary pictured in the museum.
The museum has a collection of more than 50,000 books and 10,000 preserved animals.
It recognized as the world’s largest and important center for research into natural history.
The main attraction of the museum are Mammals, The Earth Galleries, Origins, Ecology, Dinosaurs, and The Darvin Centre.
The museum display skeletons of Iguanodon and Hypsilophodon dinosaurs.
Sleepovers are also available for visitors which include a three-course meal, live music, and movies.