Museum opening hours: 10AM to 5PM.

Grasshopper and Cricket Workshop

Learn how to identify different species of grasshoppers and crickets in this one-day workshop.

Learn how to identify different species of grasshoppers and crickets in this one day workshop through talks and exercises using specimens from the museum's and tutor's collection. The afternoon will be spent on Portsdown Hill looking at grasshoppers and crickets 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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