Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex Park

These pictures are from when I went to Africa. Powell Cotton Museum Major Percy Horace Gordon Powell-Cotton (186...

Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex Park

These pictures are from when I went to Africa.


Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex Park

Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex Park

Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex Park

Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex Park

Powell Cotton Museum



Major Percy Horace Gordon Powell-Cotton (1866-1940) established the Powell-Cotton museum at Quex Park in 1896 to house natural history specimens and cultural objects collected on his expeditions to Asia and Africa. He was a pioneer in the way he used dioramas to display his mounted specimens in their natural habitats.

I freaking love taxidermy but when it's mounted in dioramas like these I go crazy. The Powell-Cotton museum's dioramas are simply amazing and totally worth visiting if you ever get the chance.

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  1. i actually NEED to go here. it is now a necessity to my life.

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  2. Jack Spicer Adams10/05/2013

    two thumbs up.

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  3. hurry up and come to England already

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