The Butterfly House

Always something new to look at. Between May and September you can walk through the butterfly house filled with living insects and plants.
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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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