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The Art of Butterfly Collecting
Butterfly collecting used to be a popular hobby until the mid / late 20th century. Fortunately, the use of modern cameras...
A core sample from the geology collections
An intriguing find from the geology collections held at Cumberland House. This section of a core sample from the Oil...
The Plant Collection - Guermonprez Herbarium
My first view of the collections was the herbarium (plant collection), which is housed at Portsmouth Museum. Plant collections hold...
Wild About Portsmouth
Hi, I'm Christine, the Curator of Natural History at Portsmouth Museum. My first project is to deliver a two-year...
Portsmouth Museums granted Investing in Volunteers status
Portsmouth's Museum Service is pleased to announce it has been awarded prestigious Investing in Volunteers status. The accreditation comes...
Wild About Portsmouth grant secured
Portsmouth City Council has been awarded a £79,700 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant for a two year natural history project...
The Butterfly House opens with a bang
Cumberland House Natural History Museum has welcomed not just a whole host of new butterflies, but also a great many...
Downton star set for Dickens biopic
A brand new Charles Dickens biopic will be hitting the screens just in time for Christmas, which tells the tale...
The D-Day Museum Presents…
We are excited to announce an upcoming series of events at Portsmouth City Museum... The D-Day Museum Presents... A...