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Booth Museum of Natural History

#20 of 164 things to do in Brighton Features Animals
194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA, England
+44 300 029 0900
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FREE entry and amazing collection of Victorian Taxidermy.

My kids have always loved visiting here.Amazing collection of species collected by Booth and it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hove, United Kingdom
Interesting Taxidermy!

Spent a lot of time here as a child and returned recently to kind it's hardly changed, eccentric... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA, England
+44 300 029 0900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids have always loved visiting here.Amazing collection of species collected by Booth and it's in such a great location (nice walk to the park over the road afterwards).Not much you get for free that's this good!

Thank red_curtis_mutha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a lot of time here as a child and returned recently to kind it's hardly changed, eccentric and interesting.

Thank Cyrilozzy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing display of old style taxidermy! mad even more creepy when you realise it was one guy who shot and stuffed the lot! If you are into the old style taxidermy and lots of British species displayed in some interesting cases. Maybe vegans should...More

Thank Aaron O
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The Booth Museum is a natural history gem and well worth a visit. Even better, it's free. An amazing place to take children and watch their faces - pure wonderment as they see the taxidermy and learn about the birds and the bees (not sure...More

4  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The Booth Museum is a great little museum to visit. It is a Victorian museum of natural history. It's lots of displays of specimens to look at. This is a Free museum but you can leave a donation.

Thank Lewis C
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent Victorian natural history museum, put together by Mr Booth, who was a pioneer in both systematic collection and the exhibition of specimens. Traditional display of animals, particularly birds, in cases. So many museums have removed such exhibits due to being 'old...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

After having visited the Natural History Museum of London, the museum in Brighton seemed a bit disappointing. The museum seemed to be a bit old, I found the atmosphere oppressive. The stuff bear at the entrance looked like he got run over by a truck.

Thank Eloooise_P
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Wanted to take the kids out, but the weather wasn't great - so looked for a local museum. Came across Booth museum of natural history and went along. It was very informative and interesting. All created in a different time, but it was interesting to...More

Thank tommo_t1000
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Faded victorian animal stuffing. Great for the kids not so good for the animals Booth shot. Helpful, friendly and packed. Full of atmosphere.

Thank old_anselmian
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A short #27 bus ride from the clock tower. It is associated with Brighton's main museum. Mainly birds plus interesting animal skeletons and some local minerals on display. Tourist shop prices there were quite reasonable!

Thank LXXI
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Charlotte R
Is the museum dog friendly?
21 February 2016|
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Response from John C | Property representative |
To confirm previous answers we are happy to welcome visitors with assistance dogs only.