Booth Museum of Natural History

Brighton and Hove

Type:Museum

194 Dyke Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 5AA

Tel: +44 (0)3000 290900

Entrance

About

Conoravirus Update

The Royal Pavilion & Museums has temporarily closed all venues following advice from the UK government in managing Coronavirus (Covid-19). At the moment the venues will be closed until 1 April 2020.

This includes the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Hove Museum & Art Gallery, Booth Museum of Natural History and Preston Manor.

Ticket holders to our museums or events will be notified and offered refunds or rescheduled tickets over the next few days.

For future updates check back on our website or sign-up to our mailing list. We will also post updates on our Facebook page and Twitter account.

We hope to reopen as soon as possible and thank you for your patience at a difficult time for all of us.
If you urgently need to contact the museum please call 03000 290900 or find relevant details on our Contact Us page.

 

Over half a million specimens and natural history literature and data extending back over three centuries are housed in this fascinating museum. The star attraction is the Victorian taxidermy collection of Edward Booth with hundreds of British birds displayed in recreated natural settings, The museum is also full of insects from butterflies to beetles, a killer whale skeleton and dinosaur bone and geology and fossils.

Plus special events, educational programme, children's activities, research facilities, loan service and museum shop.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Beach/Coast 20 min walking distance
  • Event Venue
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Open all year round
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On street parking only
  • Railway station within walking distance

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the Clock Tower, go up Dyke Road - the Booth Museum is about 1.5 miles from the Clock Tower on right hand side.

Public Transport Directions

Brighton Railway Station is approximately 10-15 minute walkBuses 27, 27A stop in Dyke Road

Opening Times

* Monday - Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
*closed 12-1.15pm
Thursday Closed
Friday - Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
*closed 12-1.15pm
Sunday 14:00- 17:00

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