Links to the websites of natural history museums in the U.K.
The Natural History Museum
Description: A huge amount of information, interactive exhibits, science projects, educational materials and more.
The Horniman Museum Naturebase
Description: All about exploring nature on your doorstep with a focus on urban environments which links to the museum Natural History collection and Gardens. Features games, quizzes, wildlife survey and loads more.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Description: A great place to visit, the museum is made up of four collections; entomology, geology, mineralogy and zoology.
The Natural History Centre
Description: Based on the Isle of Wight, this museum is famous for its collection of over 40,000 sea-shells. Tel: 01983 840333.
The Kendal Museum
Description: Kendal is situated on the edge of the English Lake District, this is one of the country's oldest museums, founded in 1796. It houses a fascinating collection of natural history exhibits from around the globe.
The Elgin Museum
Description: Best known for their Pictish Stones and unique local fossils, the Elgin Museum also houses a large natural history section. Address: 1 High Street, Elgin, Moray IV30 1EQ. Tel/Fax (01343) 543675.
National Museums and Galleries of Wales
Description: The collections here cover a broad spectrum of subjects including a huge section about natural history. Address: Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NP. Tel: +44 (0) 29 2057-3224.
National Museums Northern Ireland
Description: Features collections on botany, zoology, geology and more.