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Leeds Museums' Collection of Dead Things

 
Leeds Museums' Collection of Dead Things
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7 Sep 2018 10:30am - 11:30am

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Leeds City Museum

Millenium Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8BH

From dodos to dinosaurs and primroses to polar bears, Leeds has been collecting dead things since 1821. With tales of derring-do in the Himalayas, boggy excavations in Mauritius and purveyors of Australian wildlife, this talk by Clare Brown, Curator of Natural Sciences, looks into why and how this extraordinary collection made its way to Leeds.

Free refreshments.

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During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.

  • Wheelchair access

The whole building is accessible and interactives and displays are set at a variety of heights.

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  • Free Event
  • Wheelchair access
  • Heritage
  • Talk
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