This museum is named after one of the founders of modern geology, Adam Sedgwick. The museum first opened in 1904 and today has a collection of over a million specimens which includes numerous rocks and minerals, as well as many fossils.
This museum is the oldest public museum in Scotland - it dates back to 1807. It is part of the University of Glasgow and is located on the main university campus. The museum's collection encompasses artifacts and objects into number of different areas including historical displays (The Hunterian Museum), an art collection and outdoor sculpture garden (The Hunterian Gallery), and a zoology museum (The Zoology Museum).
Dinosaur Isle is a purpose-built museum that has been constructed in the shape of a gigantic pterodactyl. Inside the museum are many interactive exhibits and over 1,000 fossils. Things to particularly look out for include a reconstruction of a Megalosaurus skeleton (Megalosaurus was the first dinosaur to be scientifically described), a reconstruction of Polacanthus foxii (an armored dinosaur related to Ankylosaurus).
The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums in the South Kensington area of London (the others being the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum). The Natural History Museum was originally founded in the mid-19th century, as part of the
British Museum, largely due to the work of Sir Richard Owen. Today the museum is home to many wonderful public exhibits, more than 70 million specimens (including some collected by Charles Darwin), and is an important center of scientific research.
This building in Parks Road, Oxford, is home to a number of university lecture theatres, but also accommodates a museum which is open to the public. The museum contains the university's natural history collection including exhibits relating to entomology, geology and paleontology, mineralogy, and zoology.
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