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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Biology Collection
The museum was originally founded on that of the Worcestershire Natural History Society from the early 19th century. The biological collections as a whole are therefore of considerable historical as well as scientific significance.
The herbarium includes three major collections The collection of mollusca includes material of both British and foreign origin The collection of bird skins includes British, European and tropical specimens. Insect collections
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Location Details

Worcester City Museum And Art Gallery
City Museum & Art Gallery Foregate Street Worcester WR1 1DT
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01905 25371
01905 616 979 
Building Information
Grade II
Collections Overview
The collections originate with the activities of the Worcestershire Natural History Society in the early 19th.C. They now cover most disciplines and focus on the human and natural history of the Severn valley, with particular reference to Worcester.
Star Objects
Sturgeon caught in the river Severn King John's teeth. "Chadding on Mounts Bay" by Stanhope Forbes.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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