31 July 2020

I think we picked the right summer to have a pandemic. It has been non-stop sunshine for months. Naturally, that has helped everything to grow and flower and generally look splendid. With nowhere...

SONY DSCIf you are ever in the Margate area this museum is a must-see. We found it quite by chance on a trip to the Kent coast last July.

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To quote from the museum website, "The Powell-Cotton Museum’s natural history dioramas are outstanding examples, unique to the UK, stunning for their size, quality and imagery. Today they still excite the imagination of young and old alike and the world-class natural history and ethnographical collections continue to support the study, understanding and simple enjoyment of the zoological, cultural and ecological diversity of Africa and the Indian sub-continent."

The dioramas are huge, like nothing you have ever seen before. The artefact collection

is nothing short of 'wow'. Go at your first opportunity, you won't regret it.

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