Moving house is thought to be one of life’s most stressful events.
But if that’s the case, the stress levels for moving museums must be off the scale.
Staff at London’s Natural History Museum are currently in the process of shifting more than 20 million plant and insect specimens from its world-famous collections into a giant, eight-storey-high cocoon, which sits at the heart of the new Darwin Centre.
The building opens in September, and it will give the public a chance to get a glimpse at a part of the museum that is normally hidden way behind closed doors.
But moving the collections is an enormous operation. [Find out more]