Natural Life

Our Natural Life collections include specimens and information which reflect the landscape, flora and fauna of the county. They demonstrate the changing natural environment of Leicestershire and its place in the rest of the world over time, comprising two main groups of botany and zoology. They include supporting archives about individual collectors, groups, societies and institutions that help tell the history and development of the study of natural science.

Local Wildlife

Animals, insects and molluscs

Amazing Plants

Botany collections