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The secret entrance of the Natural History Museum of London !

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Darwin on the rocks and around the world

I went to London to assist to a conference that was held at the Natural History Museum. On my way to the museum, I went through Kensington Gardens (I dedicated several posts about it here, here and here). I had the chance to visit it a bit, behind the scenes, and that was truly amazing ! The museum is  a centre for scientific research specialized in conservation and has many collections of historical value, including specimens collected by Charles Darwin. Yes, Charles Darwin !!! o/

The museum itself is quite good as well, but there were so many kids running around that it was difficult to look at the displays, but for what I’ve seen, it was nice (and free, did I mentioned it was free ? ;-)). I was quite happy to see all these kids, taking interest in Science, learning new stuff and teaching…

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