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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Biology Collection
Description
Ludlow holds the Shropshire County Museum Service's biology collection. The bulk of it is accounted for by its entomology material and there are British and some foreign mollusca. There are small collections of dried invertebrates, a herbarium, birds' eggs, some mounted birds and vertebrates, and a small osteology collection.
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Strength(s)
The entomology collection comprises 31,500 specimens, mostly collected from the Welsh border region. Other groups include mollusca, dried invertebrates, a herbarium, birds eggs, mounted specimens and osteology.
Date range of collection
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Accumulation Dates
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Ludlow Museum
Ludlow Museum The Assembly Rooms The Square Ludlow SY8 1AS
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WM000036 
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Telephone
01584 873 857
Fax
01584 872019 
Building Information
Grade II The museum occupies ground floor premises in the fine Assembly Rooms on the market square.
Collections Overview
The collections are exceptionally strong in geological material from the Shropshire area, and there is a good biology collection. Other significant material includes social history, costume, photographic and fine art objects.
Display Overview
The museum presents the history and natural history of the area through modern showcased and interactive displays.
Star Objects
Trilobites Guild banners of the Ludlow Hammermen Anglo Saxon dagger pommel
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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