British Museum (Natural History)


    IT has been decided that the British Museum (Natural History) shall be open to the public every afternoon from 1 until 5 p.m. beginning on February 28, and it is intended after Easter that the Museum shall be open all day from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Certain galleries only are available, and the present restrictions will continue to apply to the number of visitors and to the admission of children unaccompanied by adults.

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    British Museum (Natural History). Nature 145, 346 (1940).

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