The Birds of the Natural History Museum

Event information

Event type: talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

Ticket prices:

Free, no ticket required

From parrots and penguins, to seagulls and cuckoos, birds come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. Meet the Museum's Senior Curator of Birds to find out what goes on in the bird collection.

The collection is stored at the Natural History Museum at Tring and is a treasure trove of specimens going back hundreds of years.

Tring's building and some of the collection originally belonged to the eccentric Walter Rothschild before it was gifted to the nation in 1937.

Hear the story of Rothschild and find out how the magnificent bird collection is used in modern research and conservation efforts.

Event dates
29 November 2019 15.00-15.30

How to find the Attenborough Studio

The Attenborough Studio is in the Darwin Centre in the Orange Zone.

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