Liverpool Museum Herbarium
Saturday 11 February 2017 14:00 - Saturday 11 February 2017 16:00
An herbarium is a library of preserved plants that is of
immense practical use and of fundamental importance to science
available to amateur and professional alike.
The Liverpool Herbarium has an amazing heritage as it was
created by William Roscoe and his friends in 1802, as an important
component of the first Liverpool Botanic Garden. Today it houses
over 400000 specimens including 98% of the British and Irish native
Find out the many uses that Herbariums have to modern science
and the fascinating history of the Liverpool herbarium now housed
in the World Museum, Liverpool.
About the Speaker: Donna Young is the Curator of the
Herbarium for the National Museums Liverpool.
Who is it suitable for?
What does it cost?
Free to members of the Rhododendron, Camellia and Magnolia
£2 non members, payable at the door.
Do I need to book?
No - just turn up on the day
Organised by The Rhododendron, Camellia and Magnolia