Observational Beehive

There's a buzz around Cumberland House Natural History Museum as visitors flock to see the new observational beehive. Up to 9,000 European Honey Bees live in a colony in the hive, producing honey combs and raising their young.
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The A to Z of Natural History

This display features a selection of them. From tiny insects, to fossils which are millions of years old, you will be amazed at the variety in the city's collections!
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Educational and interesting

Discover the habitats of Portsmouth. See butterflies from May to September and look out for other live specimens. See how artists are inspired by nature. Touch some fossils. Examine the teeth of predators and prey. It can link to topics like plants and animals, classification, adaptation, life cycles, earth, sun and moon. Key Stage 1 children especially enjoy seeing Emily the dinosaur!
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