Tag: Natural Science

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A sideways look at the taxidermy tiger at Leeds City Museum

The Tiger Who Came to Leeds

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The tiger on display at Leeds City Museum is one of our most well-known and popular objects. Curator Clare explores its troublesome origins, and how it came to be in our collection.
A skeleton of a gorilla

Decolonisation and Natural Science Collections

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Objects in our collection were often discovered by people who aren't acknowledged in their descriptions. Rebecca Machin explores why, and what we need to do about it.

A Long-finned Pilot Whale Skeleton

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Learn the story behind our whale skeleton, heading for Leeds City Museum, and what we can learn from the bones.

Creating a Sustainable Exhibition

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Discover how we kept sustainability at the forefront of our Beavers to Weavers exhibition.

Events

Children admiring plants in the grounds of Leeds Industrial Museum

School Holidays: Summer Nature Project

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Bring nature back to our urban landscape with nature themed crafts and meet insects from the Leeds collection during the summer school holidays.

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