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Collection

Our natural history galleries and collections exhibit taxidermy animals and curious objects from around the world.

From Orangutan to Platypus, Polar Bear to Elephants, the museum’s collection of animals includes over 9,000 preserved specimens.

The zoology collection includes numerous mounted mammals, many of which are on display, plus a significant collection of shells, birds, eggs and entomology. The collection is worldwide in scope, with specimens from the Arctic to Asia, Africa to Europe as well asanimals from our local environment.

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