Explore! Gallery

Find out about the Museum's collectors and how to classify collections.

 

Dates

Permanent

Visitor information

Times

During museum opening hours


Location

Ground floor


Price

Donations welcome (free entry). Drop in, no booking required.


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About

Butterflies and tribal drums, ancient flints and modern flip-flops, gigantic gems and tiny shrew skulls… this gallery is a marvellous mix of just about everything!

Discover the stories behind some of the museum’s most-loved objects and the collectors who brought them here, and learn more about the way in which these pieces of the past bring long-lost worlds back to life.