The Museum Library maintains some fantastic historic collections, including specimens, drawings and associated manuscripts from James Cook’s voyages.
The great collector's exquisite cabinet of curiosity includes a 50,000-volume library.
The Library holds artworks and documents from collectors on board James Cook's voyages.
Sir Walter Rothschild's vast natural history collection is preserved at the Museum at Tring.
The canal builder's major breakthrough in geological science is represented in our collections.
Two brilliant scientists, a ground-breaking theory, and a publication that would change the face of natural history.
A passionate and resourceful naturalist, remembered today as the ‘mother’ of archaeozoology.