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WED 13 AUG

Natural Defences

Colchester Natural History Museum, Colchester

Run by: Colchester Natural History Museum

Drop-in this summer and enjoy using our special indoor ‘wildlife hide', discovery trolley, trail and microscope to explore nature.

clock12:00–16:00

Suitable for any age

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See and touch a wide range of live animals this summer and discover some of the unusual talents and abilities they have developed to survive in the wild. This session will be based on natural defenses.

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Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Cost

£3.00.

Information about this activity is provided by Culture24

Venue

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Colchester Natural History Museum

All Saints Church, High Street, Colchester, CO1 1DN

About this location

Did you know there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that Mammoths and Hippos used to roam around here? If Show more… you didn't and you want to find out more, come to the Natural History Museum.

Housed in the unique setting of the former All Saints Church in 1957, the Museum focuses on the rich natural heritage of north-east Essex. Travel from the open through the salt marshes and beaches to the more familiar urban environments of the park. Discover what rocks lie beneath your feet with a look at local geology. You can even find out what lurks in your garden!

There are hands-on-displays, live animals plus a chuchyard nature reserve and a well stocked shop. So if you've always wondered about the wildlife in Colchester and that includes you! - why not pop in? It's free!
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Did you know there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that Mammoths and Hippos used to roam around here? If you didn't and you want to find out more, come to the Natural History Museum.

Housed in the unique setting of the former All Saints Church in 1957, the Museum focuses on the rich natural heritage of north-east Essex. Travel from the open through the salt marshes and beaches to the more familiar urban environments of the park. Discover what rocks lie beneath your feet with a look at local geology. You can even find out what lurks in your garden!

There are hands-on-displays, live animals plus a chuchyard nature reserve and a well stocked shop. So if you've always wondered about the wildlife in Colchester and that includes you! - why not pop in? It's free!

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Colchester Natural History Museum.

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