Preserving the Dry Coral Collection: More than 4,000 dry coral specimens are housed in the Museum's collections, including specimens that date back to the 1870s! This collection is not only beautiful but essential for scientists studying our oceans because it lets them peer back in time. Dive in with the dry coral collections team to learn how corals grow, how the Museum takes care of these storied specimens, and how museum collections like this help protect living corals in the wild.
Read more about the coral rehousing project here:
On this day in 1962, President John F. Kennedy delivered the famous speech that would set the course for NASA’s mission to the Moon. “We choose to go to the Moon,” he declared to a stadium of spectato..
It's time for Trilobite Tuesday! Despite being covered in thick calcite carapaces, which often gave them the appearance of undersea battle tanks, trilobites were, in fact, rather delicately constructe..
75 years ago today, Edward Lord Montagu arrived back in Beaulieu after being evacuated to Canada in the summer of 1940.
The sudden evacuation was 'heart-rending' for the 13 year old Edward but the tw..
That’s not seaweed or kelp you’re seeing. It’s one of nature’s most spectacularly camouflaged animals: the leafy seadragon, Phycodurus eques. This fish lives in seagrass meadows and seaweed beds, and ..
Did you know you can upgrade your Beaulieu ticket to include our sister attraction Buckler's Hard?
Ask our visitor reception team for details during your next visit to Beaulieu and save up to 30%.