Treasures of the Month
Every month, we focus on one object (text/book/illustration/specimen) to bring you its hidden story
Stories from our Collections
From colourful personalities to mysterious specimens, read the tales our curators and staff find within old books, journals, collected specimens...
Assistant Archivist Luke Thorne examines an old account about an ancient giant of nature for this edition of Treasure of the Month.
1st October 2021
"Tonight we have an extraordinary diversity of queens - ninety male peacock spiders looking to show off and win the coveted trophy for best representing their house"
28th September 2021
Many species around the world are under threat, often due to changes humans have made to their local habitat, but some courageous conservationists are stepping up to the challenge of protecting nature. Discover more with Linnean Learning.
13th September 2021
Our annual competition for 8-13-year-olds is back!
30th August 2021