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Detail of glass fungus model

Explore Whipple Collections

In-depth articles about some of our key collections.

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About Us

Who we are, our history and how to get involved

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School visits, guided tours and more

Opening Times

Please note that our lift is currently out of action and we do not have a step-free entrance.

Our maintenance unit is dealing with this urgently, and we hope to resolve within the next two weeks.

We are open five days a week, 12.30 - 16:30.

Monday 12.30 - 16:30

Tuesday 12.30 - 16:30

Wednesday 12.30 - 16:30

Thursday 12.30 - 16:30

Friday 12.30 - 16:30

We hope to see you soon!

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Read more at: Plant Models

Plant Models

In 1865 the Auzoux company introduced a new line of large-scale plant models. They complemented the new biology teaching programmes that were being introduced into universities and schools.