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To wrap up, the Ecologist's take on the best natural history museums in the UK for 4 alternatives outside London:

To wrap up, the Ecologist's take on the best natural history museums in the UK for 4 alternatives outside London:

According to Oxford University Museum researcher Elee Kirk, the UK has 116 museums that deal with natural history with 17 devoted entirely to the topic, each one boasting its own highlights and unique collections. Although many are slanted towards taxidermy, many more have undergone renovations and now feature advanced interactive displays, as well as new galleries dedicated to contemporary environmental issues. Natural history museums play an important role in educating children and adults alike about the wonders of the planet. The hope is, according to the London Natural History Museum’s mission statement, that the museums can use their collections to ‘promote the discovery, understanding, responsible use and enjoyment of the natural world.’ So whether you’re looking for a way to keep the children entertained or just hoping to learn a little more about our planet and the...

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