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A London Treasure : The Linnean Society .

4 November @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Copyrights Linnean Society 2024-05-02

One of the most important venues in the history of science, a tour of the Linnean Society offers a glimpse of one of London’s true treasures.

Join one of the expert staff for a two hourprivate tour of the Linnean Society of London, the world’s oldest learned society devoted to biology and natural history, and the birthplace of the theory of evolution. As you explore the Society’s magnificent premises at Burlington House in the heart of Mayfair, you will learn about the history of this remarkable institution and the countless treasures it holds.

The tour will include a visit to the Society’s bombproof collections store, where the priceless book, archive and biological specimen collections of the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus are housed in environmentally-controlled conditions beneath the teeming shoppers of Piccadilly.

Meeting point: The Linnean Society of London- Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF United Kingdom


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