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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum houses major internationally-renowned collections of biological specimens used to study the taxonomy and diversity of life on earth. Public displays based on these collections are used to illustrate and explain the natural world to the Museum’s visitors. Its mission is to maintain and develop the collections, and use them to promote the discovery, understanding, responsible use and enjoyment of nature.

Did you know?


Magicicada are periodical cicada species, individuals of each population emerge at the same time every 13 or 17 years.

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