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BUTTERFLIES THROUGH TIME

10:00am-4:30pm daily from Thursday 31 March until Sunday 10 April except on Monday 4 April

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 26th March. For events on or after 27th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

Museum of Zoology, Downing Street, CB2 3EJ

Discover beautiful British butterflies in the Museum of Zoology, what they can tell us about environmental change past and present, and how conservation is working to reverse long-term declines in butterfly populations.

Museum specimens let us compare animals collected hundreds of years ago with those that are still around today. In this way, they can act a bit like time machines and allow us to see how much things have changed. This exhibition uses UK butterfly specimens from the University Museum of Zoology to showcase the natural world and environmental change, both past and present, whilst highlighting modern conservation initiatives working to reverse long term declines.

This project is supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund organised by the Museums Association.

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

Additional Information

Age: All Ages
Format: Exhibition
Timing: In person
Cost: Free
Event Capacity: n/a
Theme: Environment, Discovery
Accessibility: Accessible toilet, Step-free access, Lift
Image copyright: (c) University of Cambridge, Museum of Zoology

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