Global distribution of the digitised zoological specimens in the Museum's collections.

A data portal visualisation showing the global distribution of zoological specimens in the collection, with digital records

We are embarking on an epic journey to digitise 80 million specimens from one of the world’s most important natural history collections.

Our innovative data portal is giving the global scientific community unprecedented access to our digital collections and research data.

Our open approach to sharing our data will lead to groundbreaking leaps in our understanding of the natural world.

Enter our Data Portal to explore, visualise and download the Museum's collection and research datasets.