Find out about the history of the Museum, our unrivalled collections and the work we do with our range of Museum related books.
Discover all our books about the Museum below.
This book provides a fascinating introduction to the archives deposited up until 1975 including scientific research, curation, exhibition production, education, publishing, building maintenance and internal management.
Mark Girouard explores the history of the design and building of one of London's most outstanding pieces of architecture - the Natural History Museum at South Kensington.
This free report is an annual review of the Museum's activities and finances, targets set and achieved, with lists of articles and books published by the Museum and its staff. It also includes lists of supporters.
See animals, plants and crystals in a whole new light in this stunning book, full of amazing images created by scanning electron microscope (SEM).
Meet Dippy, one of the world’s most famous dinosaur models, in this engaging tale of discovery and guide to one of the longest land animals ever to walk the Earth.
This book provides a rare glimpse at unexhibited artwork treasures held in the collections of the Natural History Museum.
This colourful Museum guide has been designed especially for kids to enjoy at the Museum and at home. It is packed with fascinating facts and fun for all the family including puzzles, games and quizzes.
The Life and Earth Sciences and Library Collections Curatorial Policies and Collections Management Procedures detail how the collections are managed, and where the delegation of authority and responsibility has been placed by the Trustees and Director.
A unique collection of published and unpublished books, papers, drawings, watercolours and photographs from the Library of the Natural History Museum at Tring.
Museum of Life accompanies the major six-part BBC TV series of the same name. It goes behind the scenes at the Museum to reveal how our unrivalled collections and pioneering research help to define the world we live in.
Visit the Natural History Museum – 100 years ago. Featuring stunning black-and-white photographs from the Museum's archives, this book offers a real flavour of life at one of London's oldest and most famous visitor attractions.
Discover the amazing world of nature with our vibrant new Souvenir Guide. This fascinating exploration of the natural world is designed to reflect the power and diversity of nature through its absorbing text and stunning images.
Nature's Treasurehouse takes you on a whirlwind journey through the history of the Natural History Museum, the people, the influences, the discoveries and much more.
Take a glimpse behind the scenes of the Natural History Museum at some of the millions of specimens held in its collections, and find out why they are still so important to scientists today.
How can a major art collection be on full display to the public, yet never be noticed? The answer is that it is on the ceiling.
A fascinating record of the story of one of Britain's best loved museums and one of the world's finest scientific institutions.
Treasures of the Natural History Museum is a stunning celebration of the best of the Museum’s unrivalled collections, with intriguing stories and sumptuous photographs throughout.
Discover the wild, weird and wonderful with this colourful guide to the Natural History Museum at Tring.
This compelling biography reveals the extraordinary life of Walter Rothschild – the best known zoologist of his day and one of Britain’s great eccentrics.
Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum is an inspiration to anyone who wants to create a space for wild plants and animals.
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