The Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity is located on the lower ground floor of the Darwin Centre.
Watch the video clip to find out more about the centre and meet its staff.
Entrance is free
Find out more about biodiversity
The Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity is for anyone with an interest in UK natural history.
Angela and Tony Marmont and the team at the Centre for UK Biodiversity
It is a hub for amateur naturalists, enthusiasts and other societies studying British wildlife. A place to investigate all aspects of the natural world, from animals, insects and plants to fossils and minerals.
The centre responds to people’s concerns about UK biodiversity by taking a lead in the national citizen science debate.
Book a visit to the centre and pursue your interest in British natural history. Whether you need the help of an enquiries officer or want to research a particular specimen, there are over 10,000 drawers of plants, animals, moths and butterflies to study.
Book your visit online
Using NaturePlus at the touch screen display
Discover specimens in the collection drawers at the centre's alcoves. Watch how amateur naturalists use the collections and explore interactive displays.
Use the NaturePlus card and scanner at the touch-screen display to collect information to follow up later online.
Find out about and register online to join in current citizen science and mass participation projects such as the water and seaweed surveys using NaturePlus.
The successful Open Air Laboratories network (OPAL), which runs various citizen science projects, has a base in the centre.
Professor Anthony and Mrs Angela Marmont
Share identification tips on UK plants, insects, animals, rocks and minerals. Museum experts will help to answer your queries and identify your specimens.