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Natural History Museums

16 February 2010

1859 – Natural History Museum, Merrion Square, Dublin

Architect: Frederick Clarendon Although externally well designed in an austere granite classicism between 1856-57 – it is the interior of the Natural History Museum which deserves the most attention. Known as the ‘Dead...

14 December 2009

1886 – Snow Hall of Natural History, Topeka, Kansas

Architect: J.H. Emerton Perspective View & Floor Plans published in The Building News, February 17th 1888.

20 July 2009

1880 – Natural History Museum, Kensington, London

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse Previously a section of the British Museum, Richard Owen, who was appointed Superintendent of the collection in 1856 wanted to expand the museum. Land in South Kensington was purchased, and...