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Booth Museum of Natural History

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Address: 194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA, England
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+44 300 029 0900
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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A little gem!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 see the artefacts up closer than you would normally get. One to keep on the... More 

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Brighton UK
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68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank LXXI
Brighton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My grandson took me here as he knows how much i like birds! It is a great venue on a rainy day. Good that it is free....you can leave a donation if you wish. Very good for young kids to keep them busy and full of informations. Will go again.

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Thank angelomartinoli
York, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Stepped into the museum as we were passing that way and was delighted by the quirkiness of it! Exhibits very interesting and a good way to spend time on a rainy day! Get yourself there!

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Thank youmaybeadaring
London
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

It's such a delightfully old-fashioned museum, with a very Victorian feel to it. The boxed bat skeletons are completely bizarre and loved them. I haven't been for a while but heading back very soon.

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Thank 11London1111
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Been here several times and always spot something new like stepping back in time a old type of museum but if you a bit squeamish maybe not the place to go

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Thank Diane G
Europe
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

If you think for a good natural museum, as a German you directly think to the Museum König in Bonn or the Senckenberg-Museum in Frankfurt, two of the best Museums in Germany I would say. But the Booth Museum of Natural History is in my opinion, in the same line. It is absolutely awesome. Of course it it quite small... More 

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Thank Taliahad
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

A really great day out and it's free! A fantastic selection of bones and beasts to check out. Really good fun.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great little museum that has been in operation for years. The personal collection amalgamated here is impressive, if not a little obscene if it was collected today! Nevertheless there is lots to look at and learn. A chance to see some animals up close that you probably wouldn't get to see in the wild. Nice to have a wander around... More 

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