Learning more ... entomology

The Hope Entomological Collections are among the most important insect collections in Britain. They were established in 1849 with the bequest by the Reverend Frederick W. Hope, and subsequent additions have added to their size and significance.

Beetles in the collection

The following articles introduce you to the insect displays of the Museum.

Live displays
The live display in the upper gallery and the Museum's beehive
Keeping live insects - advice sheet
An introductory guide to the joys of keeping insects as pets!

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