The Grant Museum of Zoology
Rockefeller Building, University College London, 21 University Street, WC1E 6DE
020 3108 2052
5-Feb-15 to 5-Feb-17
The Micrarium is a place for tiny things - somewhere to come and explore the microscopic specimens at the Grant Museum.
It's often said that 95% of known animal species are smaller than your thumb, but have you noticed how most museums fill their displays with big animals? We intend to right this wrong, and in January 2013 we built The Micrarium.
We have converted an old office/storeroom into a beautiful back-lit cave displaying some of the tiniest specimens in the collection, on wall-to-wall microscope slides. Museums very rarely display objects like this, and we are experimenting with an aesthetic way of doing so.
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.
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