From animals that escape death by playing dead, to those who push their bodies to the brink, join us to learn more about our world’s most extreme survivors.
Handle live insects with incredible camouflage and learn about beetles that bury the dead. Meet our curators and handle specimens from our collection, learn about creatures who survive in a death-like state and experience a 3D film remembering the last great Auk. You’ll be dying to find out more!
Meet our Curators
Handle real specimens from our collections! Hear some incredible stories of animals who are struggling to survive and those who push their bodies to the brink.Animal handling
Handle live insects with extraordinary camouflage and those who live off decaying matter with Dorothy Stringer school.
Survival of the dolphins of Sussex
Meet Brighton Dolphin Project. Hear how they are helping our local dolphins in their struggle for survival. Watch dolphins with their VR experience and see some fascinating marine artefacts from their collections.
Play a card game with Re-wilding Sussex coordinators to discover how Sussex habitats and animal biodiversity have changed over time. Draw your own vision for how you want the environment to look in the future.
For more information see Booth Museum What’s on
FREE at the Booth Museum
Friday, 1 November 2019
10:30 – 16:00 drop in. All ages