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Welcoming staff at The Booth Museum of Natural History 

Booth Museum of Natural History  

Founded by Edward Booth in 1874 the Booth Museum is all about birds, butterflies, fossils, bones and skeletons. Natural history is brought to life with interactive displays and ‘hands on’ activities.

Entrance is free.

194 Dyke Road
East Sussex
United Kingdom

Telephone 03000 290900
Fax 03000 290908
Email visitor.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Opening times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10am-5pm (closed 12-1.15pm)
Sunday 2-5pm (Open on Bank Holidays)
Closed Thursdays, 24, 25 & 26 December & 1 January
Please note: the Booth Museum will close at 3pm on Friday 19 December, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Admission FREE

What to see at the Booth Museum of Natural History

How to get here

On foot 20-30 minute walk from Brighton city centre
By bus Buses 14, 14C and 27 from Brighton’s North Street stop near the Booth Museum
By train 20 minute walk from Brighton Station or take buses 14/14C/27 from just outside the station
By taxi 10 minutes from Brighton city centre


  • gift shop selling books, postcards, toys and gifts on a natural history theme as well as tickets for museum events
  • museum is wheelchair accessible (accessible toilet is not currently wheelchair accessible but is accessible for ambulant disabled people)
  • refreshments and children’s play area close by in Dyke Road Park


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