Glasgow Museums are organizing a number of specialist Natural History tours of the Glasgow Museum Store at GMRC. Amongst these is a tour of the entomology stores that will be lead by Jeanne Robinson, the curator of entomology. The tour is free but please contact Jeanne to book your place!
Specialist Natural History Tour: Little Marvels. 6th of March 2012
Come and glimpse behind the scenes at Glasgow Museums fabulous insect collection. Like in the wild, most of our 200,000 insects are hidden away rather than on public display. Come and marvel at the worlds most diverse groups of animals. See species from around the globe, from the extinct to common and from the bizarre to the beautiful. Find out about the people who collected them and see the tools of their trade.
Time: 14:30 -15:30
Place: GMRC (Glasgow Museums Resource Centre)
200 Woodhead Road, South Nitshill Industrial Estate, G53 7NN
It is FREE to visit GMRC and tour our stores, but all visits must be booked in advance. To book contact:
Tel: 0141 276 9300GMRCbookings@glasgowlife.org.uk
See http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/collections-research/online-collections-navigator/Pages/home.aspx for an introduction to their insect collections
See http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/our-museums/glasgow-museum-resource-centre/Pages/default.aspx for further details about the museum store