Natural History Museum, LondonAcronym: NHM
The Natural History Museum, formerly British Museum (Natural History), is a British natural science museum that has national and international responsibilities for taxonomic and associated research based on its outstanding collection of specimens and its extensive libraries. It is located near the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Science Museum in South Kensington, London. The museum was formerly an integral part of the British Museum, which originated in 1753 when the government acquired the collections of Sir Hans Sloane. Under the superintendency of Richard Owen, the natural history collections were moved to the current premises, which opened to the public in 1881.
- Collection Specimens
UK, Isle of Man and Channel Island specimen records from the Natural History Museum's collection.
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