Museum opening hours: 10AM to 5PM.

Bumblebee Identification Workshop

Learn how to separate bumblebees from similar looking insects and how to identify the 24 species found in Britain.

Most people are familiar with bumblebees as several species visit gardens. Learn how to separate bumblebees from similar looking insects and how to identify the 24 species found in Britain. The afternoon will be spent on Portsdown Hill looking at bumblebees in the field and applying the identification techniques learnt in the morning.

Tutor: Bryan Pinchen, consultant entomologist and author.

Suitable for adults aged 18+. Ideal for beginners and those looking to improve their insect identification skills.

Advance booking is essential as there are only 20 places available. Tel:. 02392 834744.
 

Portsmouth Museum

In the ‘Story of Portsmouth’ you can discover how life at home has changed over the centuries, with reconstructions of a 17th century bedchamber, an 1871 dockyard worker’s kitchen, a Victorian parlour, a 1930s kitchen and a 1950s living room.

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